It is not unusual for an artist to produce hundreds of works of art over his or her lifetime. In addition to the average estate planning concerns, artists must also consider and plan for what will happen with their works after death.
You may have heard about the new power of attorney legislation that became the law in Pennsylvania in July. If you have executed a power of attorney or are thinking about executing a power of attorney, you may be wondering how that legislation affects you.
An article published today called Earnout trends: balancing buyer and seller interests in “post-closing conduct of the business” covenant provides good “legal” advice on drafting earnout provisions.
Listen to Hull on Estates #389 – Appointing a custodian or guardian. Today on Hull on Estates, Andrea Buncic and Paul Trudelle discuss the nuances of appointing a custodian and/or guardian of a child in one’s Will.
A man in Lancashire, England was recently barred from receiving a benefit from the Estate of the person who was murdered at his hands.
If a Probate Creditor Files His “independent Action” in the Wrong Division of the Right Circuit Court, Should the Action Be Dismissed or Transferred?
One of the decedent’s two sons claimed his father owed him over $50,000 when he passed away. To collect on this debt son filed a creditor claim against his father’s estate.
We’ve previously blogged about the importance of having a will here (and updating your estate plan here). Too often, however, individuals fail to take the steps necessary to draft a will or set up a proper estate plan; this is even true for celebrities and many people of note. Below are some examples of estate issues that could have been prevented with a proper estate plan.