Estate Planning

July 30, 2013

An Estate Plan for Cinderella’s Parents

I saw Cinderella for the first time with my daughter recently, and though I (and likely you) were familiar with the outline of the story, weRead More
July 30, 2013

Myths About Wills And Trusts

There are many myths about wills, trust and other legal documents, and what is appropriate for a particular family. Below are some of the most commonRead More
July 30, 2013

Woman Leaves Estate For Cats

New Orleans — Former Covington resident Gail Sheffield was held dear by friends for her sense of humor, her modesty and her brilliance — “She wasRead More
July 30, 2013

How To Make A Trust That Lasts For Your Heirs

The first step in creating a trust is to ask yourself what you want to accomplish. The whole idea of setting up a trust is toRead More
July 30, 2013

Judge Strikes Down Disgraced Polo Millionaire’s Adoption Of His 42-year-old Girlfriend So She Could Share His Children’s $300M Trust Fund

An appellate court judge has thrown out a Florida mogul’s adult adoption of his 42-year-old girlfriend, saying that his failure to notify his ex-wife about theRead More
July 30, 2013

Need to Know: Life Insurance 101

Life insurance is one of those financial products that can give people the heebie-jeebies. It can sound confusing and complicated, and it involves thinking about aRead More
July 29, 2013

The Three Must Have Documents Everyone Needs

When you look at your life, you probably have multiple sources of pride: a beautiful family, a successful career or business, and an inviting home. WhateverRead More
July 29, 2013

Handwritten Wills

By Abigail Neal, Arizona Wills Lawyer Question: Is a handwritten Will valid? Answer: Possibly. Under Arizona law, some Wills may be valid if they are handwritten.Read More
July 29, 2013

James Gandolfini’s Estate a Tax Disaster

The taxman is coming. The late James Gandolfini left his heirs an estimated $70 million. However, because of poor estate planning, his heirs will owe aRead More
July 29, 2013

Common Estate Planning Myths

Estate planning is a complicated area of law. As a result, there are many myths about the law that can be harmful to you and yourRead More