Abigail

July 30, 2013

Treating Children Fairly Doesn’t Always Mean Equally

Most parents want to treat their children fairly in their estate planning, and many assume this means that their children should have an equal inheritance. ButRead More
July 30, 2013

Do It Yourself Estate Planning

Question: Is DIY estate planning a good idea? If you think performing your own surgery or doing your own dental work is a good idea, thenRead More
July 30, 2013

Estate Planning for Two

Planning ahead for your family when you don’t have children is a little bit different than when there are children involved. When you don’t have toRead More
July 30, 2013

Judge Extends Zsa Zsa Gabor Conservatorship Deal

LOS ANGELES— A judge has extended the temporary conservatorship of Zsa Zsa Gabor’s husband over the ailing actress and her estate, court papers obtained Friday show.Read More
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

Tolkien Estate Challenges Warner Bros.’ ‘Patently Absurd’ ‘Hobbit’ Countersuit

The estate of author J.R.R. Tolkien is testing the principle, “You can’t be sued for suing.” In November, the estate and book publisher HarperCollins filed anRead 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