This is the second in an ongoing series of our articles discussing the true costs and consequences of failed estate planning. The series highlights a few of the most common—and costly—planning mistakes we encounter with clients. If the series exposes any potential...read more
The estate of French rock star Johnny Hallyday has been tangled in an international court battle ever since his death in 2017. But a recent ruling by a Paris court may have set a new precedent for using social media as evidence in inheritance cases. Thanks to...read more
The popular multinational ridesharing company Uber is in trouble again, and this time, it is thanks to state, federal, and foreign tax authorities. Uber’s large and complex structure makes their tax filings even more so. Uber is currently under audit by the IRS for...read more
Avoid These 2 Common Causes For Dispute Over Your Estate Plan—Part 2 In the first part of this series, we discussed one of the most frequent causes for dispute over your estate plan. Here, we’ll look at another leading cause for dispute and offer strategies for its...read more
Avoid These 2 Common Causes For Dispute Over Your Estate Plan—Part 1 No matter how well you think you know your loved ones, it’s impossible to predict exactly how they’ll behave when you die or if you become incapacitated. Of course, no one wants to believe their...read more
As if the estate of the late Queen of Soul did not have enough issues—millions owed in back taxes, a hefty estate tax, a special needs heir and a lack of an estate plan (click here for our previous article on Aretha)—the latest news coming out of Michigan is surely a...read more
Got a ‘Blended Family’? Learn From Tom Petty’s Mistakes: His Daughters and Widow Are Now Locked In Bitter Battle Over His Estate
Got a ‘Blended Family’? Learn From Tom Petty’s Mistakes: His Daughters and Widow Are Now Locked In Bitter Battle Over His Estate This week Tom Petty’s daughters escalated the battle over their late father’s estate by filing a lawsuit against Petty’s second wife that...read more
Con el nacimiento del nuevo bebé de la duquesa de Sussex, Archie Harrison Mountbatten-Windsor, se ha prestado cierta atención a las consecuencias fiscales de convertirse en ciudadano de los Estados Unidos, ya que el nuevo bebé de la realeza británica adquirió...read more
With the birth of the Duchess of Sussex’s new baby, Archie Harrison Mountbatten-Windsor, some attention has been given to the tax consequences of becoming a U.S. citizen, as the new royal baby automatically acquired citizenship by virtue of being born to a U.S....read more
Say what? Yes, you read correctly. Baby Archie (or Baby Sussex, as the media has affectionately named him), the newest British royal family member, is likely subject to America’s far-reaching tax system. In May last year, we previously wrote about how Meghan Markle,...read more
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