A woman, known as “Jane Doe 15,” says the late financier raped her when she was 15 years old at his New Mexico ranch.
There are basic elements that are essential to financial life as an adult. Examples include a budget, a bank account, and
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.