Divorce Means a Split for Couples and Their Estate Plans

From a legal perspective, divorce is an onerous process. From discovery and negotiation to alimony and custody, couples often emerge beleaguered and ready to give the formalities a rest. View image | gettyimages.com That’s understandable. But as The Wall Street Journal points out, there’s at least one more step that recent divorcées need to take: estate… Read More »

Choosing the Wrong Personal Representative for a Will Could Cost Millions

We always stress the importance of choosing the right personal representative for a Last Will and Testament. The ideal candidate is someone impartial, capable, trustworthy, and fair. It isn’t a decision to make lightly. View image | gettyimages.com Why not? Well, consider this story from Forbes. The cast of characters, as they put it, includes:… Read More »

Book Review: Me Before You

Some novels are designed merely to entertain. Others shed light on the human con-dition and, particularly, how we face challenges, such as disability and death. JoJo Moyes’ novel1 artfully presents the narrowing choices faced by a once vibrant “king of the world” (born to wealth and all the privileges that accords, gifted in other ways,… Read More »