Are My Children Entitled to My Money?
“Adult children may anticipate, but are not legally entitled, to an inheritance.”
How to Defend a Will Contest
“The news is full of stories about the famous who didn’t bother to make a will to dispose of their substantial fortunes. Although many others did make a plan, various issues with their testamentary documents have led to costly and protracted litigation.”
Can I Get My Co-Executor Sister to Abide by Father’s Will?
“My father left his house to me and my sister. However, 75% is supposed to be for me and 25% for her. Because she feels that was unfair, she’s fighting with me about selling the house.”
When Should I Hire an Estate Planning Attorney?
“Here are four types of estate situations that could call for professional legal help.”
What’s the Latest with the Queen of Soul’s Estate?
“Aretha Franklin’s long-standing $7.8 million debt to the Internal Revenue Service has been paid in full, her estate says in a new court filing.”
Did Monkee Mike Nesmith Have More Than One Will?
“There was more than one will written by musician and music video pioneer Michael Nesmith, who came to fame in the 1960s as one of The Monkees rock group and died at his Carmel Valley home on Dec. 10, 2021.”
Should I have a Pour-Over Will?
“What is a pour-over will?”
How Do I Contest a Will?
“Being disinherited or left out of a will is the last thing you want to discover in the wake of losing a loved one. Although it can be very hurtful to not be included, the fact that a person is disinherited does not necessarily indicate foul play.”
Can My Ex Get Some of My Estate?
“Resist the urge to use your will for vengeance.”
What Shouldn’t Be Put in a Will?
“While the number of older Americans with wills has been dropping in recent years, that doesn’t mean you should forego this legal document.”