Looking a Gift-Horse in the Mouth: Renouncing a Bequest

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Looking a Gift-Horse in the Mouth: Renouncing a Bequest Why would anyone lucky enough to be a beneficiary under a will decide to reject the gift being left to them? The law calls this type of rejection a “disclaimer” or “renunciation”—and it’s a very important estate planning tool to consider whether you are administering or are the beneficiary of an

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Time Out: Team Owner Tom Benson’s Estate Hit By Possible Undue Influence

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Time Out: Team Owner Tom Benson’s Estate Hit By Possible Undue Influence Brawls over estate plans are common. They usually occur after the death of a primary beneficiary. In the case of Tom Benson and his family, the game started early.  Worth an estimated $1.87 billion, Tom Benson is a self-made man who built a fortune leveraging car dealerships and banking institutions.

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Save Your Children From Themselves: The Estate of Whitney Houston

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Save Your Children From Themselves: The Estate of Whitney Houston Whitney Houston passed away in 2012.  In her estate plan, Whitney named her daughter, Bobbi Kristina Brown, as her sole heir.  In January of this year, Bobbi Kristina was found unresponsive in a bathtub in her residence.  She has yet to regain consciousness. Bobbi Kristina’s story has a lot to teach

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