There are a lot of insurance ads out there that mention the burden that a parent's final expenses can put on their adult children.
A lot of step-parents love their step-children as much as they could any biological child of their own. This is especially true when the relationship is formed during the child's early years.
Most people who die in prison don't leave much of an estate to fight over -- but Charles Manson wasn't like most people.
Can your parental rights be taken from you by the other parent? When a couple with children splits up, one parent may swear to "take the children" out of anger or a sense of revenge.
If you have significant insurance policies, investment plans, stock portfolios or other assets, have you gotten an estate plan together in order to make certain that the wealth your family has now is protected for the future generation?
Probably one of the most stressful events in an adoption is the home visit.
Do you have your parents', grandparents' or sibling's financial power of attorney (POA)?
Adoption used to be a difficult subject for families to discuss -- now, the stigma has largely vanished but there are still problems that crop up.
It's not too early to start thinking about your New Year's resolutions -- especially if they include getting your estate in order.
Casey Kasem was a piece of living Americana for decades -- but his last few years were marred by family disputes that still overshadow better memories of him.