Testamentary Trust: Should You Have One?

Testamentary Trust: Should You Have One?

Have you considered having a testamentary trust as part of your will? A testamentary trust is established under a will and that comes into effect once the will maker passes away. A testamentary trust (also known as a testamentary discretionary trust) can define and...
Inheritance Mistakes To Avoid

Inheritance Mistakes To Avoid

Many of us dream of receiving an inheritance that is significant, but there are some all-too-common inheritance mistakes. The problem is, many of us are not really prepared for that inheritance and then mistakes follow that mean the inheritance becomes worth a lot...
Unequal Inheritance Is On The Rise

Unequal Inheritance Is On The Rise

What is an unequal inheritance? There are a growing number of parents who are dividing up their estates unequally in their wills. Why is this happening and can they do it?  Is an unequal inheritance unfair? We are society that expects equality. We expect it, but we...
The Estate Feud Over Million Dollar Paintings

The Estate Feud Over Million Dollar Paintings

An estate feud has erupted in a wealthy New York art family after two brothers accused their stepmother of wrongfully selling millions of dollars worth of paintings that they should instead have inherited. The most recent estate feud is over “La Balayeuse,” described...