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Why Is a Late R&B Singer’s Widow Singing the Blues Over Her Inheritance?

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Having your wishes followed after your passing can be both difficult and devastating to your family. If you do not have your estate legally tended to, it can lead to legal battles that can spin wildly out of control for years. The widow of late R&B Singer Teddy Pendergrass knows this all too well. The …. Read More

Could My Inheritance Get Lost in the Mail?

Do you know what it takes to be the executor of an estate? There are several important responsibilities like managing the assets of the deceased and organizing appraisals and sales. All this effort is to ensure that the estate’s beneficiaries get their proper share, but what would you do if part of the inheritance you …. Read More

What Happens to Your Estate If You Die During a Divorce?

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  Probate can be a very complex and difficult branch of the law to deal with. Knowing what assets go where, and who inherits what property can be a particular challenge, and this can be amplified by the circumstances surrounding a person’s passing. For instance, do you know what will happen to your estate if …. Read More

How Can Families Be Saved from Eviction?

Did you know that most tenants who are called into court over an eviction elect to use pro se representation? That means they are representing themselves, and that can lead to legal pitfalls that most just aren’t prepared for. However, many of these people can’t afford the representation they need to save themselves from becoming …. Read More

Wills And Trusts: Which One Is Right For You?

Wills and trusts are confusing, aren’t they? How do you know which document best suits your needs? If you’re not an attorney, it can be quite difficult to identify the best ways to ensure that your belongings are distributed properly. In this post, you will learn the difference between wills and trusts. This information will …. Read More

Estate Planning Issues Applying to Prince’s Estate

Deceased rock music legend Prince is becoming the next Michael Jackson in terms of estate problems. While Michael Jackson did have a valid will in place at the time of his death, there is still an ongoing argument between the Jackson family and government agencies regarding the actual value of the estate. The same issue …. Read More

Why Choose A Financial Planning Attorney

Financial Planning Planning for your financial future involves a lot more than simply shoveling money in index funds in your 401k plan. A great deal of care and expertise should be devoted to developing a concrete financial plan. The quality of the financial planning can significantly impact the quality of your retirement as well as …. Read More