Teenagers typically do not think about medical directives, guardianships and estate planning. Most California teens and many parents don't realize or recognize that, once a child reaches 18, some health care and financial options are lost.
He was her boyfriend and the company controller in her Silicon Valley trust administration business. Unfortunately, the man may also be the embezzler behind a scheme that caused more than $17 million in clients' funds to evaporate.
The administration of a trust following the death of its creator is usually left to a trustee. However, many legal experts now advise appointing a trust protector as a supplement for a trustee, rather than a replacement.
Artist Thomas Kinkcade died of an alcohol overdose last April. He left multiple wills, including two holographic or handwritten wills that are causing a legal dispute. A probate court judge must decide if two letters Kinkcade wrote are valid and whether a court battle will take place.