Powerful Lessons about Estate Planning from HBO’s Succession (Part 2)

In our last post, we detailed a few of the most important lessons HBO’s Succession has taught us about estate planning. Here are a few more worth considering: Expect the Worst, Hope for the Best Too often, estate plans go half-finished. The
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Powerful Lessons about Estate Planning from HBO’s Succession (Part 1)

Film and television are, first and foremost, entertainment. Every so often, though, a valuable lesson sneaks its way into the shows and movies we love. HBO’s Succession isn’t the kind of show you’d expect to learn a lot from, but the plot
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COVID-19: A Reminder of Why Estate Planning Is Important

Coronavirus has been all over the news—and with good reason. For some people, it can turn into a serious illness if contracted. Thankfully, for the great majority of people who have contracted the disease, the symptoms appear to be relatively mild. Nevertheless,
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Preparing for the Worst: Estate Planning and COVID-19

In uncertain times, planning for the future becomes more important than ever. As the spread of COVID-19 continues to impact the economy, our healthcare system, and the unemployment rate, now is the time to brace ourselves. It’s never easy to come to
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The Lifetime QTIP Trust (Or How to Maintain Control of Your Estate and Keep Spouse No. 2 Happy)

Estate planning for couples in a second or subsequent marriage can be tricky, especially if their estates are disproportionate. One solution for allowing the well-to-do spouse to maintain control of their property and wealth–but keep their other spouse happy–is the “Lifetime QTIP
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Estate Planning During COVID-19: Are You Prepared?

As concerns over the coronavirus (COVID-19) continue to grow, people are finding themselves worrying over their estate plan.  Individuals are considering questions like, “If I get sick, who will take care of my children? My finances? My medical and financial decisions?” There
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Estate Planning Strategies to Protect Your Spouse

You have searched for and found the love of your life, maybe your first love, or maybe after a previous marriage. As you have built your life together, you have probably weathered your fair share of storms and grown stronger because of
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Kirk Douglas’s Estate: Strategic Legacy Planning

When Kirk Douglas passed away earlier this year at the inspiring age of 103, the movie-loving world mourned. The February 5, 2020 announcement, posted to his son Michael’s Instagram account, noted that Douglas was known as a philanthropist and that his legacy
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Wilson+Miller is Offering a Stay-at-Home Estate Planning Option to Clients

You can update your estate plan without leaving the comfort and safety of your home. Wilson+Miller recognizes that the COVID-19 coronavirus is posing many challenges to everyone. We understand our clients’ concerns about being in public places during this time. In the
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How to Protect Your Family When You & Your Spouse Work in the Same Business

You and your spouse live together, you work together, and chances are you spend a lot of your free time together. Having a successful relationship and business takes a lot of hard work and dedication but can also be among the most
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Common Estate Planning Omissions You Might be Overlooking

Everyone makes mistakes sometimes. When the stakes are high, though, the most minor of errors can have catastrophic results. A failure to plan for issues relating to death or incapacity could have long-lasting implications for your family and estate. Even when a
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