Larry King Left Lots of Questions Behind

LA Times – Larry King’s handwritten will complicates the fight over talk-show host’s estateFebruary 16, 2021 Larry King was famous for saying he never researched or prepared for an interview with a guest. He just let it happen. That may work for a TV interview but it’s a recipe for disaster when it comes to…

Estate Plans and “Expectations” of the Heirs

“The death of a loved one will almost always illicit any repressed feelings, [feelings of greed, entitlement], and grudges held by [the children and other] heirs [causing those feelings] to come front and center, which is usually a recipe for disaster as far as the disposition of that loved one’s estate.”1 Heirs may have the…

Fair ≠ Equal in Estate Planning

When it comes to determining what assets get left to which beneficiary (child, friend, sibling, niece, nephew, etc.). I often hear one of two things… “I want to give equally to my beneficiaries,” or “I want to be fair in how I distribute my assets.” Equal means just that – Party A gets $000, Party…