One common storyline in Hollywood movies is the rich father disinheriting the family outcast. The story usually traces the child’s attempts to win the father over and be considered a part of the family again. But can fiction imitate reality? Can you actually disinherit a child?
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For most people, it is perfectly natural to think about estate planning only in terms of planning for death. While planning for your death is very important, if that is all you plan for, your planning can quickly become woefully inadequate.
Every month of April, the global Parkinson's community engages to support awareness of Parkinson's disease (“PD”), a disease whose cause remains largely unknown although treatment options exist. This year the Parkinson's Foundation campaign theme is #KnowMorePD.
Do you have an individual retirement account or other type of retirement account that you plan to leave to your loved ones? If so, proceed with caution.
Your retirement account provides asset protection during your lifetime, but as soon as you pass that account to a loved one, that protection evaporates.
If something should happen to your health, have you put into writing who should make decisions for you, who should manage your affairs, and what your wishes are regarding your care? If not, the time couldn’t be better.
Inherited retirement accounts do not have asset protection when they pass to your loved ones, meaning creditors can seize the money in the accounts to satisfy any claims against your beneficiaries.
When an insured party sells a life insurance policy to a third party investor, the transaction is called a life settlement.
Health systems and hospitals have been coping with unprecedented challenges during the coronavirus pandemic.