PHILANTHROPY AND SCAMS

The massive fires in California, the most recent hurricane season, funerals for the latest victims of gun violence, a neighbor seemingly put under unexpected financial strain by health or other events out of their control. The internet and social media have made it so easy to be aware of and contribute to help those in…

ESTATE PLANNING: A NEW VOCABULARY

I’m generally not a popular person at parties when I answer the question “What do you do?” Immediately people give me the “Oh” and take a step back…like I’m the Grim Reaper. Estate planning documents and the people who draft them tend to make people immediately think of dire circumstances, death, catastrophe – things you…

ESTATE PLANNING – MORE FROM THE ESTATE OF PRINCE

It’s Ultimately About Properly Documenting Our Wishes & Instructions People have done the total opposite of what Prince would have wanted For an artist who craved absolute authority, he left no will An estate valued between $100M and $300M is being managed by people not of his choosing He alone determined what he shared and…