Rich & Famous

August 2, 2017

Strange Will Requests by Famous People

These famous people took the concept of leaving their final wishes in their last will and testament to a whole new level. Here are some strangeRead More
September 3, 2015
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Federal Judge Overturns Tom Brady NFL Suspension

Federal district judge Richard M. Berman is now a famous federal district court judge. Today, Judge Berman reversed a ruling by NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell toRead More
April 20, 2015
Diana, Princess of Wales

A Peek into Princess Diana’s Will

While everyone, including myself, has caught Royal Baby Fever-itis just in time for the second Royal Baby, estate planner all over the United States are buzzingRead More
April 6, 2015
Robin Williams

Robin Williams Estate Disputes Continue to Fester Among Wife, Children

Unlike some other celebrities, Robin Williams created a detailed estate plan so that his children and second wife, Susan Schneider Williams would avoid any bitter familyRead More
April 6, 2015
Dean Smith

Dean Smith Leaves $200 to Every Player He Coached

Dean Smith–University of North Carolina Basketball Coach for 34 Years—-Leaves $200 To Every Player He Coached The Trustee of the Dean E. Smith Revocable Trust sentRead More
April 16, 2014
Oscar winner Philip Seymour Hoffman

Oscar Winners Teach Five Lessons On Estate Planning

Thanks to Danielle and Andrew at Trial and Heirs & Probate Lawyer Blog for this great article! The 2014 Oscars are complete.  Trial & Heirs looksRead More
March 3, 2014
Paul Walker

Five Estate Planning Lessons From The Paul Walker Estate

Thanks to Danielle and Andrew at Trial and Heirs & Probate Lawyer Blog for this great article! Paul William Walker IV was the star of theRead More
November 26, 2013
George Washington’s Last Will and Testament

George Washington’s Last Will and Testament

George Washington’s Last Will and Testament, 9 July 1799 [Mount Vernon, 9 July 1799] In the name of God amen I George Washington of Mount Vernon—aRead More
October 21, 2013
Huguette Clark

The $400M Reclusive Heiress, Her Nurse and a Battle of Wills

Huguette Clark was born in 1906 into a life of wealth and privilege, the daughter of an American copper and railroad baron, raised in a 121-roomRead More
October 9, 2013
Top 5 Legal Challenges Facing Michael Jackson’s Estate Executors

Top 5 Legal Challenges Facing Michael Jackson’s Estate Executors

Hat Tip to Danielle and Andrew Mayoras of Trial & Heirs for this great article! Many people never stop to think of how hard a jobRead More