Maria Pila Abel is taking great lengths to prove that her father was a famous surrealist painter best known for The Persistence of Memory, a 1931 classic featuring melting clocks in a desert landscape. Born in 1956, she alleges that Salvador Dali and her mother – who worked for a family near Dali’s Cadaques, Spain, home – had an affair.
The elderly are besieged with scams as close as their front doors, particularly over the summer months. So-called window salespeople, alleged stockbrokers, and supposed in-home care “professionals” prey on older people. These unfriendly neighborhood con artists” offer “services” too good to be true.
One of the greatest benefits of estate planning for you and your loved ones is not only documenting your wishes, but also ensuring that your goals are carried out without additional heartache and financial burden. Effective estate planning allows you to not only provide you peace of mind, but also to those you select to receive your property without unnecessary delays.
Estate planning is considered an important step that is best taken sooner rather than later. However, when tax policies are in flux because of a new White House administration, important decisions are put on hold for all the right and all the wrong reasons.
U.S. Coast Guard veteran Albert Frost died on his 100th birthday, leaving behind a variety of assets and possessions. One in particular not only had sentimental value to Frost’s beneficiaries, but could also attract a pretty penny for collectors of such memorabilia.
With instances of hacking garnering banner headlines, internet security has become a prominent issue. Complex passwords, impenetrable firewalls and other weapons are growing in their sophistication to combat the growing and sinister efforts to access confidential information.
With 2017 reaching its halftime, the temptation is to focus on fun in the sun. While rest and relaxation is necessary, taking a moment to go through a mid-year estate planning checklist to ensure those documents are current.
For most people, estate planning serves as a way to leave valuable assets behind to their children and other loved ones. Directing their property to named beneficiaries provides clear direction, if not peace of mind for them and their family.
Pets have evolved from loyal companions to “furry children.” More and more owners consider them as actual members of their family. Over the past few years, divorce laws incorporated “pet custody” into marital dissolution agreements.
A certain level of chaos followed Prince throughout his storied career.