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Don’t Miss a Beat: What Happens When Celebrities Fail to Plan Their Estates

Do you have a will in place? Are you among the two-thirds of Americans who have not drafted a legal document to outline how your property and other important items should be distributed? If so, sadly, you’re among many legends within the country.Read more

No Trust. No Will. No Plan. Who Dropped the Ball?

Professional athletes, actors, singers and other entertainers, we need to talk. I know you’re busy, being pulled in multiple directions to satisfy the external and internal demands of your entertainment profession. I also know that when the cameras and microphones turn off and the referees leave the venue, you want to go home and relax.… Read more

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Your All Star Business Team

Having the right people in your corner could mean the difference between success and failure. Your earnings must be protected by only qualified professionals who have been trained to address the needs of their clients. Imagine having three or four people surrounding you with knowledge and advice about a business venture, a major purchase, plans to handle your assets after your death, or something else that eventually bring joy and fulfillment into your life.… Read more

The Non-Professional Pitfall: The Costly Mistake of Putting Your Estate Plans in the Hands of the Wrong Person

Imagine this: you’ve visited The TGQ Law Blog and you’ve read all about estate plans, wills, and trusts. You then went to a workshop held by Attorney Terrence Quinn and you’ve listened to him expertly explain the importance of estate planning, and you began to think about how difficult it would be for your loved ones if you passed away without an estate plan.Read more

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What Is An Estate Plan?

What is in an Estate Plan? Inquiring minds want to know.

To recap, an estate plan makes sure that your wishes about your life and your stuff are met, during life and death. But what exactly is an estate plan?

You may have heard of a will or a trust in television shows and movies, especially after a character dies and the entire family fights over what they are getting from the estate.Read more

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Power of Attorney: Why Everyone Needs One ASAP

Consider this:  Who would make decisions for you if you were unable to? Think about it. Are you sure that person would make the right decisions for you? What decisions would they make? In a recent estate planning seminar I had a conversation with a young woman who was hospitalized the year before.Read more