The Problem of the Do it Yourself Will (Part 2)
Last week we were discussing Mary’s call to me about her Uncle Joe’s unsuccessful attempt to execute a will he obtained on the internet. The will was not admitted to probate and Joe had no previous will. So what happens in that case? Without a will Uncle Joe’s estate passes according
Estate Planning Lessons from a Mob Boss
Estate planning is not a favorite subject for most. Who wants to think about what happens if I die? But, when the rich and famous die, such as Soprano’s actor, James Gandolfini did earlier this summer, it becomes a hot topic, at least for a short while. Gandolfini’s estate is estimated
Reading the Will – An Urban Myth?
There is an amusing Direct TV commercial which takes place in an attorney’s office that highlights a practice that doesn’t exist any longer in New Jersey (if it ever did) and, to my knowledge, isn’t practiced in most other states. The attorney is conducting what is known as “the reading