Larry King's handwritten will was recently obtained by outlets. It reportedly left out his estranged wife.
Estate planning is an incredibly important tool, not just for the uber wealthy or those thinking about retirement. On the contrary, estate planning is something every adult should do.
The heirs of Samsung Electronics Co. Chairman Lee Kun-hee, who died Sunday, could face billions of dollars in inheritance taxes. However, that doesn’t necessarily mean they’ll have to cede control over the group by selling shares.
Planning for unfortunate events is particularly critical in the era of Covid-19.
If you have updated your estate plan during the Covid crisis and even found a way to sign your documents while maintaining social distance, do not overlook the last step of trust funding.
As you age, it is important to have your affairs in order to ensure peace of mind for you and your family. Several documents need to be in place to help your family know and carry out your wishes.
If you pass away with no will, a state court may decide who gets your assets and — if you have children — who will care for them.
Estate planning is the process of arranging, while you are alive, what will happen to your estate, your children and your wealth after you die.
An advanced healthcare directive - also known as a living will - is a legal document in which a person lists the specifics of medical care and comfort actions they desire, should the individual no longer be able to make decisions for themselves due to illness or incapacity.
One of the key functions of the family law system is to ensure that children are looked after appropriately. This is the basis for the doctrine of legal guardianship.