David Bowie — Estate Planning Genius!


On January 10, 2016, the world lost a music icon. David Robert Jones, also known as David Bowie, passed away from liver cancer just two days after his newest album, “Blackstar“, was released. Bowie’s legacy will always be remembered through his music, but what most people do not know, is that Bowie was also an estate planning genius. In the

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Paul Walker’s Will & Why It Matters

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The Last Will of Paul Walker Like many celebrity deaths, Paul Walker’s passing was sudden and tragic. Known for his starring role in The Fast and the Furious movie franchise, Walker was killed on November 30, 2013 in a fiery car accident. Initially, police reports cited speeding as the cause — the Porsche Paul Walker died in was believed to

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Tony Soprano’s Estate Planning Advice

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Tony Soprano’s Estate Planning Lesson James Gandolfini, an incredibly talented and versatile actor best known for his portrayal of fictional New Jersey mob boss Tony Soprano, passed away on June 19, 2013 from an unexpected heart attack. In episode 44 of The Sopranos, the hugely successful HBO show in which he starred, Gandolfini’s character consults a CPA (certified public accountant) about estate

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Are you wild enough? Lou Reed answers Revocable Trust or Will?

Revocable Living Trust or Will in NY

Revocable Living Trust or Will? Lou Reed Answers I recently read an article in Forbes about Lou Reed’s estate plan.  The gist of the article was an argument for using a revocable living trust (especially in New York) as opposed to a will for transferring and protecting assets. Specifically: If Lou Reed had used a revocable living trust, and transferred

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