Should An Heir Receive a Life of Luxury?

Should An Heir Receive a Life of Luxury?

A recent case heard in the United Kingdom has those watching wondering whether a marital life of luxury ought to be continued once one of the spouses dies. Should an heir have the right to a life of luxury? Construction tycoon Ian Wooldridge died in a helicopter crash...
Your Super When You Die

Your Super When You Die

Did you know that your will cannot directly deal with your super? Superannuation is not covered by a will, and it’s important to know this because for many people, super is one of their biggest assets. While nomination forms exist to take care of this problem,...
The Estate Dispute Over a Long Lost Portrait

The Estate Dispute Over a Long Lost Portrait

An estate dispute has erupted between the relatives of former First Lady Jackie Kennedy and a New York art gallery over a painting. A long-lost portrait of a teenage Jackie Kennedy has been discovered and her family is suing to get it back. The forgotten work is...
Should Elder Abusers Inherit?

Should Elder Abusers Inherit?

Should elder abusers who financially exploit their older victims still stand to inherit the estate of the victim? In recent years, Washington and several other states in the United States have expanded their legislation to disqualify persons from inheriting when they...
Secret Child Wins Million Dollar Inheritance

Secret Child Wins Million Dollar Inheritance

The secret child of a millionaire has won a million-dollar inheritance from a hotel magnate, winning $1.75 million despite never having met his father. Edward Cameron, 27, was awarded the money after the court heard Mr Hemmes refused to have a relationship with his...