Thought for the Day:

/ By: satwood

Category: General

Limitations live only in our minds.  But if we use our imaginations, our possibilities become limitless. Jamie Paolinetti

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A Strange Historical Fact

/ By: Stephen A. Mendel, Estate Planning Attorney

Category: Wills and Trusts

American history is full of strange and mostly forgotten facts that we cannot believe to be true when we first hear about them. Yet, they are true. One such fact is that it was a...

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Famous Estates – Legacy Champ or Chump?

/ By: Stephen A. Mendel, Estate Planning Attorney

Category: Estate Planning

Sammy Davis, Jr. (1925-1990) – Singer, Tap Dancer, Actor & Musician Sammy Davis, Jr. was an American entertainer, primarily a dancer and singer, who was also known for his impersonations of actors and other celebrities....

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Thought for the Day:

/ By: satwood

Category: General

I have been impressed with the urgency of doing.  Knowing is not enough; we must apply.  Being willing is not enough; we must do. Leonardo da Vinci

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Lincoln and the Lack of a Will

/ By: Stephen A. Mendel, Estate Planning Attorney

Category: Wills and Trusts

We have told you several different stories about the things that have gone wrong with celebrities’ estates when they passed away without having a Will. It is a common theme as most Americans do not...

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Famous Estates – Legacy Champ or Chump?

/ By: Stephen A. Mendel, Estate Planning Attorney

Category: Estate Planning

David Packard (1912-1996) – Engineer & Businessman David Packard was a cofounder, with William Hewlett, of Hewlett-Packard, established in 1939 with an initial capital investment of $538. Packard mentions in his book The HP Way...

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An Interesting Study

/ By: Stephen A. Mendel, Estate Planning Attorney

Category: Elder Law

People who are good with money are often very proud of their ability to know when someone is trying to sell them on a bad idea. For example, they might be proud of being able...

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