Is Court Intervention Necessary in Handling an Estate?

Posted by:

Disputes over a passed loved one’s estate or will is likely the most damaging experience for a family. Damage becomes heightened if disputing parties decide to go to court. However, many individuals do not realize that there is alternative option. Probate mediation involves a peaceful discussion between disputing parties so that an agreement can be made and court can be avoided. If someone recently passed and you are wondering if this is going to be a difficult and strenuous process, ...

Continue Reading →
0

10 Tips to Proper Estate Planning

Posted by:

The various drama surrounding legal estate battles proves the importance of proper estate planning. New lawsuits arise each day surrounding the legal battles of trusts, wills, and estates. In order to lawsuit-proof your estate before your passing, be sure to keep these helpful tips in mind:

  1. Avoid lawsuits by treating each sibling equally. Whenever you favor one sibling over the other, there is conflict. If anyone feels as if they are not getting their fair share, you can expect a family ...
Continue Reading →
0

How proper planning can avert a Casey Kasem-type drama

Posted by:

Estate planning can be one of the most complex matters for a family to figure out. The complexity continues when there is a second marriage involved, and furthers when there is a large age gap between spouses in a second marriage. One famous case that has proven to be not only complex, but emotional can be seen in the Casey Kasem case.

Radio host, Casey Kasem’s, sudden death has left a fuel of fire for the debate over his estate. Legal ...

Continue Reading →
0