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How to Pass on Family Heirlooms with Fewer Estate Battles

How to Pass on Family Heirlooms with Fewer Estate Battles

POSTED ON: October 1, 2023 BY: Troy Werner
There are better—and often more creative—ways to plan and divide that can avoid family squabbles over cars, jewelry, furniture and household items.
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How can You Make Changes to Estate Plan?

How can You Make Changes to Estate Plan?

POSTED ON: September 30, 2023 BY: Troy Werner
Wills and trusts are typically changed over time as life circumstances, the state where you reside, or your desired outcomes change.
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Why Did Actress Tori-Spelling Get Nothing in Her Dads Will?

Why Did Actress Tori Spelling Get Nothing in Her Dad’s Will?

POSTED ON: September 29, 2023 BY: Troy Werner
Tori Spelling’s ex-husband, Charlie Shanian, recently spoke to the Daily Mail about her reaction to her late father, Aaron Spelling, leaving his entire fortune to her mom, Candy Spelling. Page Six’s recent article entitled, “Tori Spelling’s ex-husband claims she cried when dad left fortune to mom Candy: ‘She was so upset’,” reports that Shanian, a screenwriter who was married to Tori from 2004 to 2006, said that the 50-year-old actress discovered before Aaron’s death and was “so upset” by the inheritance news that she started “crying.”
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Where Should You Turn for Advice When Spouse Passes?

Where Should You Turn for Advice When Your Spouse Passes?

POSTED ON: September 27, 2023 BY: Troy Werner
Losing your spouse can be a critical moment in your life, during which you’ll need support from friends and family and plenty of time to heal. You’ll also want to rally a trusted team of experts who can help a new widow through new and probably unwelcome territory.
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What Is the Latest on Picasso’s Estate

What Is the Latest on Picasso’s Estate?

POSTED ON: September 26, 2023 BY: Troy Werner
The management of one of the world's most valuable art collections has now been passed to Paloma Ruiz Picasso, the last of Pablo Picasso's four children.
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What was in Singer Sinéad O’Connor’s Estate Plan?

What was in Singer Sinéad O’Connor’s Estate Plan?

POSTED ON: September 26, 2023 BY: Troy Werner
Sinéad O’Connor left behind specific instructions for her children in case of her untimely demise.
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What is the Best Estate Plan to Keep Family from Fighting with Each Other?

POSTED ON: September 22, 2023 BY: Troy Werner
Death is inevitable. We need to prepare ourselves and our loved ones for when it comes. Estate planning is an essential part of life that ensures the smooth transfer of our assets to our loved ones after we pass. However, creating a will can be a sensitive and emotional process
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How to Decide on an Executor?

POSTED ON: September 21, 2023 BY: Troy Werner
Have you found an executor (also known as a personal representative) to handle your affairs should you become incapacitated or die?
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Did Media Mogul Pat Robertson Have a Large Estate?

POSTED ON: September 15, 2023 BY: Troy Werner
The conservative religious leader and televangelist leaves behind a considerable estate and various nonprofit organizations.
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What’s the Best Way to Sell an Inherited Estate to an Heir?

POSTED ON: September 13, 2023 BY: Troy Werner
We have a situation where both of my in-laws passed away in the last several years. My wife was the daughter and she and her brother are the executors to the last of my in-laws to pass away.
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