estate Planning FAQs

Estate Planning FAQ’s

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Many people have some VERY wrong ideas about estate planning. And that’s understandable if you get your information from sources that, while well intentioned, may be simply repeating hearsay. These sources can usually include friends, neighbors, relatives, television, articles and, yes, even the internet. (I read it on the internet so it must be true, right?) Here are some of …

Did a New York Woman Scam Her Own Daughter’s Inheritance?

Jennifer Walker Estate Law, Estate Planning, Trusts, West Chester PA Estate Planning, Wills

Vanessa Nieves was a minor when her father was shot and killed in a Florida robbery in 2006. A trust was created for Nieves to hold insurance proceeds until she turned 18. However, five years later, Nieves’ mother presented her with some paperwork that Nieves signed. She now claims her mother told her the paperwork would merely change the terms …

Fight over Robin William’s Estate

Jennifer Walker Estate Law, Estate Planning, Trusts, West Chester PA Estate Planning, Wills

After the suicide of Robin Williams, the public soon learned that his estate plan called for everything to be left in trust for his children. Williams was praised for his proper estate planning and for acting to take care of his family before taking his own life. Recently, however, news has broken that his widow has filed a petition with …