In the aftermath of rapper Nipsey Hussle’s murder this March, his family and ex-girlfriend have been locked in a bitter battle for custody of one of his young children. And as this ugly drama plays out in the courtroom and tabloids, it highlights the single-most...read more
There are many great reasons why business investors choose the United States—a business-friendly environment, quality of life, diversity, etc. Many foreign investors are familiar with these great reasons, but many of them ignore the different rules and regulations...read more
With societal attitudes about love, marriage, and parenting constantly evolving, our perception of what constitutes “family” is becoming more and more flexible. As family structures become more varied, we’re learning that when it comes to raising children, the marital...read more
When you think about those loved ones who’ve passed away, you probably don’t think very much—or even at all—about the “things” they’ve left you. And when they do leave something behind, what you likely cherish most about the object are the memories and feelings it...read more
The last will and trust of late Cubs Hall of Famer Ernie Banks is going back to court, adding a new chapter to the story of who ultimately inherits Banks’ estate. It seems that Banks’ estranged wife, Elizabeth, simply cannot accept the terms of the will Banks signed...read more
In the first part of this article we discussed how some professional adult guardians have used their powers to abuse the seniors placed under their care (https://trustcounsel.com/2019/09/use-estate-planning-to-avoid-adult-guardianship-and-elder-abuse/). In this...read more
Have you ever heard the saying “Where there’s a will, there’s a way”? Well, for millions of Americans the fact is that where there’s a will, there isn’t always an estate plan. Ask anyone if their estate plan is up-to-date, and you might get a lot of different answers....read more
Elder abuse can take a wide variety of forms, but we think the worst of the worst is caused by unscrupulous adult guardians appointed by a court to care for seniors who are no longer able to care for themselves. And though you may not want to believe such a thing...read more
Now that same-gender couples can legally marry in all 50 states, more Americans than ever before are enjoying the rights and benefits that come with marriage. Estate planning, in particular, is one arena where these new rights and benefits are readily apparent. With...read more
The Complex Taxation of International Child Sports Stars Every child star who makes it big in sports must also face one of the least talked-about challenges there is – the complex rules of international taxation. The world watched in awe this year as Cori “Coco”...read more
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