Famous Estates – Legacy Champ or Chump?

/ By: Stephen A. Mendel, Estate Planning Attorney

Category: General

Katharine Hepburn (1907-2003) – Actress Katharine Hepburn was an American actress known for her fierce independence and spirited personality. As a leading lady in Hollywood for more than 60 years she appeared in a range...

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Can You Be the Trustee of My Living Trust?

/ By: Stephen A. Mendel, Estate Planning Attorney

Category: Trusts

Trusts have become an increasing popular addition to any estate plan. The reasons for this are varied and numerous. Trusts allow for flexibility when creating an estate plan as well as help your estate avoid...

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Famous Estates – Legacy Champ or Chump?

/ By: Stephen A. Mendel, Estate Planning Attorney

Category: General

Kemal Amen “Casey” Kasem (1932-2014) – Disc Jockey, Radio Celebrity & Voice Actor Casey Kasem was an American disc jockey, music historian, radio celebrity, voice actor, and actor known for being the host of several...

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Famous Estates – Legacy Champ or Chump?

/ By: Stephen A. Mendel, Estate Planning Attorney

Category: General

Mary Pickford (1892-1979) – Actress, Producer & Screenwriter Mary Pickford was a Canadian-American motion picture actress, cofounder of the film studio United Artists and one of the original 36 founders of the Academy of Motion...

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What Is a QTIP Trust?

/ By: Stephen A. Mendel, Estate Planning Attorney

Category: Wills and Trusts

When you sit down to create or revise your estate plan you may decide to include a trust agreement in your overall plan. Among the many benefits of including a trust is that trusts have...

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Famous Estates – Legacy Champ or Chump?

/ By: Stephen A. Mendel, Estate Planning Attorney

Category: General

Mark Zuckerberg (1984- ) – Entrepreneur & Computer Programmer Mark Elliot Zuckerberg is an American computer programmer and Internet entrepreneur best known as one of five cofounders of the social networking website Facebook. After launching...

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Famous Estates – Legacy Champ or Chump?

/ By: Stephen A. Mendel, Estate Planning Attorney

Category: General

Joan Rivers (1933-2014) – Comedian, Producer & Television Host Joan Rivers was widely respected for her sense of humor, work ethic, and willingness to say almost anything for a laugh. When it came to planning...

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