What Happens to Property When a Family Member Dies?

California has very specific laws that govern what happens to property belonging to someone who dies. While the process of estate administration is complicated, and, if not handled properly can be both time-consuming and expensive, a consultation with an estate planning attorney long before death is in sight can streamline the process and save the … Read moreWhat Happens to Property When a Family Member Dies?

Can Whitney Houston’s Daughter Be Trusted with Her Inheritance?

Fans of the late pop singer Whitney Houston may be aware that a new reality show about her family begins tonight. “The Houstons: On Our Own” focuses on Houston’s 19-year-old daughter, Bobbi Kristina, though Houston’s mother and sister-in-law (who is also the show’s executive producer) will also appear on the Lifetime series. But off camera … Read moreCan Whitney Houston’s Daughter Be Trusted with Her Inheritance?

California Company Can Sell Marilyn Monroe Images, Court Rules

Marilyn Monroe remains a pop culture icon, despite the fact that it’s been 50 years since her death. Even those who have never seen her films can immediately identify the actress in photos, which are still ubiquitous today. Those images of the quintessential American sex symbol were the focus of a recent appeals court decision … Read moreCalifornia Company Can Sell Marilyn Monroe Images, Court Rules