State AG Cautions against Living Trust Mills

If you are about to sign a living will prepared for you by someone who told you that you needed one during a free seminar or dinner, the Minnesota Attorney General has some advice for you. The Minnesota Attorney General recently issued a very stark warning for consumers about living trust mills. They are a [...]

2016-05-13T10:50:00-07:00May 13th, 2016|Wills|Comments Off on State AG Cautions against Living Trust Mills

The Benefit of Writing a Living Will

Thinking about what you want to include in a living will is difficult, but necessary. For most people thinking about the end of their own lives is psychologically difficult. This has stopped many from getting living wills and other advanced directives, such as powers of attorney. People do not like to think about the possibility [...]

2016-04-29T10:19:00-07:00April 29th, 2016|Wills|Comments Off on The Benefit of Writing a Living Will

More Controversy for Harper Lee Estate

New details have emerged that have increased the controversy surrounding the decision to seal the will of author Harper Lee. The last couple of years of Harper Lee's life were full of controversy for many of the author's fans. The novelist had stated many times over the years that she did not want to release [...]

2016-04-27T10:04:00-07:00April 27th, 2016|Wills|Comments Off on More Controversy for Harper Lee Estate

Osama Bin Laden’s Will

The U.S. government has released the will of terrorist Osama Bin Laden. The Office of the Director of National Intelligence has recently released some documents that were seized during the raid on Osama Bin Laden's compound. Much of the media focus has centered on some of the personal letters released that appear to warn followers [...]

2016-03-21T11:35:00-07:00March 21st, 2016|Wills|Comments Off on Osama Bin Laden’s Will

Whatever Happened to Safe Deposit Boxes?

Not many people use safe deposit boxes anymore. Some banks are not installing any in their newest branches. If that prevents people from placing their wills in the boxes, then it is a good thing? A recent blog by a South Coast Today writer somewhat laments the decline of safe deposit boxes. The article is [...]

2016-02-02T10:08:00-07:00February 2nd, 2016|Wills|Comments Off on Whatever Happened to Safe Deposit Boxes?

Tornado Carries Will 40 Miles

A deadly tornado in Tennessee killed a couple in their home, but it left a page of their will in tact and carried it two counties away. A tornado ripped through Perry County in Tennessee in December. Two of its victims, Antonio and Ann Yzaguirre, were killed in their home which was left in ruins. [...]

2016-01-25T09:41:00-07:00January 25th, 2016|Elder Law, Wills|Comments Off on Tornado Carries Will 40 Miles
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