In some instances, the first and final go-to contact for legal help in a property-linked divorce matter is a proven family law attorney. Experienced counsel specializing in that singular legal sphere can do a number of things to help a divorcing client safeguard assets and secure an equal or otherwise equitable share of so-called marital property.
The phrase “alleged disinheritance” is likely to command attention in any final estate plan accounting, with that certainly being the case where a celebrity is concerned.
A recent and notably instructive article on estate administration delivers a kind of two-sided-coin message concerning key money matters for planners.
The adage, “Where there’s a will, there’s a way” applies in an unintended though most literal manner to the realm of estate planning. A planner who executes a well-crafted will prior to passing leaves behind a legal document that provides for both comprehension and clarity regarding vital matters like beneficiary naming, inheritances and asset distribution.
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We use a recent Forbes article on estate planning as a logical launch pad for discussion in our blog post today. That piece focuses on the idea that estate administration inordinately focuses on after-death strategies and outcomes, and not enough on here-and-now realities.
Mum’s the word.
A financial writer notes in a recent article the business dimensions closely attached to any request made by an adult child for money from parents to fuel a commercial venture.
We noted what is a virtual truism in our immediately preceding blog post of July 10. We stated therein that, “Estate planners have always dealt with planning-related misconceptions, which abound in the general public.”
Some California individuals and families that contact experienced estate administration attorneys do so forearmed with a fair bit of relevant knowledge and an attendant appreciation concerning a need to timely act.