Don’t disinherit your furry family members!

Don’t disinherit your furry family members! 70% of us have pets. Why then, do less than 5% have legal protections in place to ensure a smooth transition in the event of death, illness or divorce? Take a minute to develop a short and long term plan for your pets as

Rethinking Life Estates

What is a Life Estate and Why Should we Avoid Them? I hope it is a given, that we should not own real estate in our individual names. Some thoughtful legal planning will enable our beneficiaries to avoid probate and protect the value of the home from Taxes, Long Term

The Intersection of Law & Medicine

Its High School Graduation season! Though probably not on your favorite 18 year old’s wish list, what they really need are some legal documents. Once a child turns 18, parents can no longer automatically make their health care decisions. All 18 year olds need to create a Health Care Proxy. Newly minted adults also need

Second Time Around

Love May be Lovelier- but it is also a Whole Lot More Complicated the Second Time Around Ben Affleck  and Jennifer Lopez appear to be giving Love another try. They are not alone.  Record numbers of us spent some lockdown time searching for and connecting with old flames online.  With our lockdown partners showing the

Estates Attorneys Divorce

Q . Why does Melinda Gates have Trusts and Estates Attorneys on her Divorce Legal Team? A. Because she is smart! When relationships change, so should our estate and asset protection planning. Here’s why: 1. We should ask our soon to be Ex to make trusts for the benefit of adult children, to ensure that

PreNup Gates

One of the most reported on aspects of the Bill and Melinda Gates Divorce announcement, is that the couple did NOT have a PreNup. At the time of their marriage in 1994, PreNups were VERY uncommon. Today, that is changing. Should you consider a PreNup? The answer is probably yes! TEST YOUR Pre-Nup IQ 1.

Larry King’s Handwritten Will

It seems that television legend, Larry King, who reportedly left a $50Million estate when he died last month, handwrote his own will. Q. LK was survived by 3 children and his estranged 7th wife. Who stands to inherit this fortune? A. The 2019 handwritten will sought to leave everything, in equal shares to King’s children.

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