A trust and estate lawyer to the stars offers an engaging lookat how to avoid numerous estate planning mistakes
In The 101 Biggest Estate Planning Mistakes, author HerbertNass, an estate planner for some of today's most famouscelebrities, offers an entertaining look at what not to do whensetting up an estate plan, or administering an estate. By examiningthe mistakes made by some of the most well-known celebrities-fromBob Marley to John F. Kennedy, Sr. and Jr.-this book will guidereaders toward making a successful estate plan and help them avoidmany common pitfalls. Chapters cover such topics as: mistakesinvolving tangible personal property, real estate, executors andtrustees, minors, or persons with disabilities; as well asdisgruntled family and friends left behind.Puts estate planning in perspective through entertainingexamples of mistakes celebrities have made in developing their ownplans Taps into the voyeuristic interest we have in the lives of therich and famous Offers an insider's look at many fascinating wills of the richand famous
Given the emotional, financial, and legal issues that arise fromthe death of a loved one-and the substantial assets that aretransferred from one generation to the next at thistime-understanding estate planning is essential. This book will putyou in a better position to make more informed estate planningdecisions.