Almost Three Years After Her Death, Aretha Franklin’s Poor Estate Planning Continues To Haunt Her Family—Part 1

Nearly three years have passed since Aretha Franklin, known as the “Queen of Soul,” died from pancreatic cancer at age 76. At the time, her total fortune was estimated to be worth up to $80 million. Yet due to poor [...]

2021-05-07T12:55:53-07:00May 6, 2021|Estate Planning|

Legal Gangsters: Netflix’s I Care a Lot Uncovers the Dark Side of Legal Guardianship—Part 2

The Netflix movie I Care a Lot provides a dark, violent, and somewhat comedic take on the real life and not-at-all funny dangers of the legal (and sometimes corrupt) guardianship system. While the film’s twisting plot may seem far-fetched, it [...]

2021-04-29T11:55:57-07:00April 29, 2021|Estate Planning|

Legal Gangsters: Netflix’s I Care a Lot Uncovers the Dark Side of Legal Guardianship—Part 1

The Netflix movie I Care a Lot provides a dark, violent, and somewhat comedic take on the real life and not-at-all funny dangers of the legal (and sometimes corrupt) guardianship system. While the film’s twisting plot may seem far fetched, [...]

2021-04-23T13:09:29-07:00April 23, 2021|Estate Planning|

6 Ways The American Rescue Plan Can Boost Your Family’s Finances – Part 1

Signed into law on March 11th, President Biden’s $1.9 trillion American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 (ARP) is the largest direct-to-taxpayer stimulus legislation ever passed, and it came just in time to save millions of Americans whose unemployment benefits were [...]

2021-04-06T10:43:39-07:00April 6, 2021|Estate Planning|

Larry King’s Death Highlights the Importance of Updating Your Estate Plan for Divorce and Death — Part 2

Legendary TV and radio host, Larry King, died at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles on January 23rd, 2021 at age 87. Larry was hospitalized in December due to COVID-19, but he’d recently been moved from the ICU to a [...]

2021-03-09T10:13:35-07:00March 9, 2021|Estate Planning|

Larry King’s Death Highlights the Importance of Updating Your Estate Plan for Divorce and Death — Part 1

Legendary TV and radio host, Larry King, died at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles on January 23rd, 2021 at age 87. Larry was hospitalized in December due to COVID-19, but he’d recently been moved from the ICU to a [...]

2021-03-08T14:31:31-07:00March 1, 2021|Estate Planning|
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