Many people who are married assume that they will create a single will between them. This isn't always the best course of action, and working with your estate planning lawyer can help you understand what steps are the best given your situation in Omaha.
Numerous types of estate property can spark long trails of paperwork and interesting stories, and art that has changed hands over the years often leads to this type of tale. Currently, one group of American heirs is filing a lawsuit, seeking the return of a painting that is housed in a museum in another country.
You're setting up your estate plan, and you aren't sure exactly what the best course of action is for dividing your assets between your children. One key thing to consider is exactly what your children have learned over the years, as they've grown from childhood into adulthood.
Several months ago, we wrote about how Marvin Gaye's heirs filed a lawsuit against Pharrell Williams and Robin Thicke for allegedly copying certain elements of one of Gaye's iconic songs. That suit netted the heirs a court-ordered award of over $3 million. The heirs have since filed a new lawsuit against Ed Sheeran.
Are you nearing retirement age? Are you beginning to think about the future? Do you have a disabled child to take into consideration?
Are you interested in creating a financial power of attorney? If so, you probably have a very good reason for doing so. For example, this is something you should add to your estate plan.
When a loved one passes on, it's only natural to have a lot on your mind. This is something nobody wants to experience, but most people are faced with the situation more than once.
Naming a guardian for any minor children is one of the biggest decisions you will ever make. You hope that this person never has to raise your children, but you also don't know what the future could bring.
Many people have come to understand the benefits of setting up a trust. Of course, there are those who are unfamiliar with what this can do for them. And here is why: They don't know the ins and outs of the many types of trust.
Multiple wills left by an 88-year-old Nebraska woman lend to the confusion around a criminal case in Lincoln against a former public-address announcer for the Huskers. The attorney for the 50-year-old man, Patrick Combs, says that he was essentially an "adopted son" to the woman and her husband, who had no children.