As you update your Facebook page, have you ever wondered how your beneficiaries could obtain access to your “digital assets” upon your death? Indeed, could they access your digital assets if you were incapacitated during your lifetime?
What Can Florida Lawyers Learn from the “Newell V. Johns Hopkins University” Charitable Donation Case?
Tim Newell, the nephew of the late Elizabeth Banks, sued Johns Hopkins University in 2011, charging that Banks conveyed her family’s 138-acre dairy farm to Hopkins in 1989 for $5 million — far below its market value — with the understanding that the university would protect it from the encroaching commercial development she disdained.
Conventional wisdom is that a spouse’s earnings from separate property are community property. But it’s not that simple. In Benavides v. Mathis a Texas court denied wife Leticia’s claim to one-half of the income derived from minerals held in a trust in which incapacitated husband Carlos was a beneficiary.
Imagine – The unthinkable happens. You are involved in a car crash and are left without the ability to move or speak. Who would speak for you and make health care decisions for you?
There have been important new developments for New York taxpayers over the past two months, some of which may require your immediate attention.
Tests can be frightening. Math tests, driving tests, medical tests – for many people, these are among the most intensely stressful experiences that we go through.
Some of the most intriguing cases to read are those dealing with missing persons and the administration of their property.
The Estate of Michael Jackson is battling it out with the IRS in a dispute over the value of the late pop star’s estate.
Miami is a hot bed for start-up businesses and entrepreneurs, and is one of the most innovative business communities in the country.