Beneficiary Battle over Presley Estate Reveals Possible Problems in Estate Planning
A badly in debt woman dies leaving the proceeds of substantial insurance policies to her children only to have her trust contested by relatives who claim an amendment naming the children as beneficiaries is invalid with no witnesses, misspelled names, suspicious signatures and was never given to previous trustees for review as required by agreement. A long, expensive, and protracted legal battle likely is brewing.
Who Were the 119 Heirs to a Chicago Man’s $11 Million Estate?
It turns out it’s not just in the movies that you can get a huge inheritance from that uncle you never knew about.
What Do I Need to Know If I’m Getting an Inheritance?
Heirs receiving an inheritance can expect the process to take time. Having a plan for the money and consulting with professionals are also things to keep in mind.
Who Gets Graceland after Lisa Marie Presley‘s Death?
Lisa Marie Presley‘s surviving three children will reportedly inherit her Graceland estate.
Should Each Child Get Equal Inheritance?
Equally sharing the wealth among the children isn’t always fair, such as when one sibling is the primary caretaker, or another is already wealthy.
How Charitable Giving Benefits the Giver
With a charitable tax deduction, you can donate to a good cause and cut your tax bill at the same time.
Can You Prevent Family Fights over Inheritance?
In early 2022, Bloomberg News reported that Americans can expect to inherit $72.6 trillion over the next quarter century—more than twice as much as a decade ago. With so much potential generational wealth on the line, there is always a risk that it will become the subject of a dispute.
How to Talk to Parents about Estate Planning
With nearly 90% of caregivers providing care to a family member, and the holidays rapidly approaching, it is an opportune time to check in with both aging family members, as well as those performing caregiving duties.
Estate Planning Solutions for Second Marriages
I’m looking for guidance on where to start with planning in case something happens to me or my husband.
When Should I Update My Will?
There are some obvious triggers that might prompt you to update your will, such as changes in health or marital status. There are, however, also some not-so-obvious ones to be aware of, according to financial planners and attorneys.