Famous Estates – Legacy Champ or Chump?

/ By: Stephen A. Mendel, Estate Planning Attorney

Category: General

Philip Seymour Hoffman (1967-2014) – Actor Philip Seymour Hoffman’s death was a tragedy. For his loved ones, the pain resulting from his tragic, sudden death was amplified when his long-term partner and their three children...

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How Are Elder Law Fees Handled?

/ By: Stephen A. Mendel, Estate Planning Attorney

Category: Elder Law

Elder law is a relatively new area of the law, yet there is a good chance that you will need an elder law attorney at some point in your life. You may find yourself in...

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Famous Estates – Legacy Champ or Chump?

/ By: Stephen A. Mendel, Estate Planning Attorney

Category: General

Christopher Paul “Chris” Gardner (1954- ) – Entrepreneur & Philanthropist Chris Gardner is an American entrepreneur, investor, stockbroker, motivational speaker, author, and philanthropist who, during the early 1980s, struggled with homelessness while raising his toddler...

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What Are the Disadvantages of a Medicaid Trust?

/ By: Stephen A. Mendel, Estate Planning Attorney

Category: Elder Law

You may wonder why Medicaid would be relevant to you if you are going to qualify for Medicare coverage when you reach retirement age. After all, Medicaid is a health insurance program for financially needy...

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Famous Estates – Legacy Champ or Chump?

/ By: Stephen A. Mendel, Estate Planning Attorney

Category: General

William E. Boeing (1881-1956) – Aviation Pioneer William Boeing was an American aviation pioneer who founded The Boeing Company. In 1916, Boeing co-founded B & W with George Conrad Westervelt. Boeing also founded the Pacific...

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Famous Estates – Legacy Champ or Chump?

/ By: Stephen A. Mendel, Estate Planning Attorney

Category: General

John Wood (1964- ) – Philanthropist & Businessman John Wood, born in Hartford, Connecticut, holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Colorado, and a master’s degree in business administration from the Kellogg Graduate School...

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Famous Estates – Legacy Champ or Chump?

/ By: Stephen A. Mendel, Estate Planning Attorney

Category: General

Henry J. Kaiser, Sr. (1882-1967) – Industrialist Henry Kaiser was an American industrialist who became known as the father of modern American shipbuilding. He established the Kaiser Shipyard which built Liberty ships during World War...

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