Trial and Heirs

Fighting over estates is never pretty. These court battles are emotional, draining, and sometimes downright nasty for everyone involved. When they happen to the estate of a beloved American icon, it's even more tragic.

Legacy expert attorneys Danielle and Andy Mayoras say the untimely death and shoddy estate planning efforts of renowned artist Thomas Kinkade serve as a prime example of why clients should update their wills on a regular – and sober – basis.

Legacy expert attorneys Danielle and Andy Mayoras say that the inventors of Gore-Tex, the breathable, waterproof fabric used by many outdoorsmen, illustrate why advanced estate planning is critical.

Legacy expert attorneys Danielle and Andy Mayoras say the saga surrounding the estate of one-time child TV star Gary Coleman provides yet another learning opportunity for advisors and their estate planning clients.

Legacy expert attorneys Danielle and Andy Mayoras say advisors can point to the bigamy scandal surrounding actress Reese Witherspoon’s family as yet another example of why it’s so important for clients to have their estate planning and legal affairs in order.

Legacy expert attorneys Danielle and Andy Mayoras say even the most savvy and successful entrepreneurs are counting on their financial advisors to protect their life’s work and legacy after they’re gone. Are you up to the task?

Legacy expert attorneys Andy and Danielle Mayoras say your clients have names and reputations that will live on after they’re gone. The estate planning guidance you provide them now will ensure their legacy and wishes are protected for generations to come.

Legacy expert attorneys Danielle and Andy Mayoras say the legal battle between two feuding CEOs provides yet another example of why it’s so important for advisors to make prudent succession planning decisions as their firms grow and evolve.

Legacy expert attorneys Andy and Danielle Mayoras say that contrary to preliminary reports, British songstress Amy Winehouse did not have a will in place at the time of her death—an estate planning mistake that advisors and their clients can’t afford to make.

Legacy expert attorneys Danielle and Andy Mayoras say planners with clients whose families are involved in this type of legal struggle over an elderly parent should keep in mind that there are two sides (at least) to every story, and allegations of a parent’s care or finances being compromised are not always easy to prove.

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