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Framework for a Legacy: Your Art Collection & Estate Planning

The headlines are abuzz with a new world record for any artwork sold at an auction or privately. Leonardo da Vinci’s painting, “Salvator Mundi,” sold for $450.3 million (including the auction house fees) at Christie’s in New York to a private buyer, after an intense 20 minutes of phone bidding. Why such a high price… Read more »

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August is National Make-A-Will Month

It’s almost September which means you only have a couple more days to celebrate National Make-A-Will Month. (Yes, seriously. This is a thing.) How does one celebrate such an obscure month? By creating an estate plan! A will is just one of multiple documents in a strong, individualized estate plan. However, it is one of… Read more »

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Avoid the Worst Case Scenario: Litigation over an Estate Plan

Here’s the worst-case scenario: You’ve passed away and your family falls, expectedly or unexpectedly, into a tumultuous state. They all have different opinions on how your estate plan should be interpreted, and one or more beneficiaries want to contest the distributions. While everyone knows it’s all about the money, there are easily enough legal “hooks”… Read more »