A woman, known as “Jane Doe 15,” says the late financier raped her when she was 15 years old at his New Mexico ranch.
Estate planning can be about so much more than planning for death. It can be a holistic process that can set your finances
Home & Living
In the coming years, many people face the daunting task of helping their elderly parents move from a house to a smaller apartment or nursing facility. This year, the first of the baby-boom generation will turn 60.
All aging parents should have the "four talks" with their elder children (boomers). No child wants to be the initiator of these discussion, so we elders can take the bull by the horns and get it started.
Some commentators also suggest that the entire will signing ceremony be recorded on video as an additional source of evidence concerning the mental state and competency of the testator. This is not legally required and a testator should consult her or his attorney.
Conservatorship Conundrum: You Can Be Reduced to the Status of an Infant With as Few Rights as a Felon
Two types of probate conservators can be appointed. A conservator of the person is responsible for handling the conservatee's health care and other basic needs, while a conservator of the estate is responsible for handling the conservatee's financial matters.
The adopted son of late fashion designer Oscar de la Renta has been snubbed from his father’s $26M will because of a bitter fashion fallout.
Morris's background as an accountant seemed to re-emerge in the plan he devised for his estate: it granted A seven percent, B three point five percent and so on for eight or nine persons. Numerous fractions. I gulped when he showed me his will. "How as I supposed to settle this?" I asked.
Any presidential candidate should make the baby bond a central plank of their 2016 if they want to seriously address the problem of wealth inequality. Without such a proposal, wealth, and therefore political power will become increasingly concentrated in the hands of a small elite.
Whether you are looking to ensure your children's safety and future, or dictate how much of your earnings go back into the tax system, writing a will is an essential action and we can all benefit from taking advice from a genius like Einstein here.
Oprah plans to renovate her estate, and auction off her old things in the process.
I had never seen anyone die before. My dad went peacefully but still, it was awfully hard to watch. I had my hand on his forehead the whole time. My siblings each held a hand or rested their hand on his leg.
Sondra Bernstein is not an overnight sensation. But a sensation she is, as the proprietor of three of northern California's dining gems; overseer of a farm that grows biodynamic fruits and vegetables, creator of a "branded" line of food products, and "Mamma Cass" to 200 families in the area.
I talk with women facing divorce on a daily basis and the emotions they are dealing with are all over the board. But there
Jack Rasmus of Working In These Times explains why tax cuts will not create jobs. Simply put, banks and big companies are
It used to be that parents were the ones counseling kids to have pre-nups and not be silly romantics. But these days -with 500,000 new marriages a year between couples over the age of 65 - it's more likely that it's the adult kids of divorce who are worrying about financial futures and now asking, insisting or even begging their parents to get pre-nups.
The disappointment felt by the Jackson family, is likely a result of the fact that Michael did not advise them of his choice of executors prior to his death.
Rather than directing how his assets are being disposed of in the will itself, Jackson directs that his assets should be disposed of in accordance with his previously established family trust.
If reports are true, Michael Jackson may have died without a Will. No wonder, he was like a child that would never grow up.
Although you think you really know your siblings, you may be wrong.