Category Archives: Estate Planning

Estate Planning: Lawyer Regrets Divorcing Without Inheritance Agreement for Kids

By John O’Grady, O’Grady Law Group Divorce is difficult, and even successful lawyers sometimes jeopardize their children’s inheritance by failing to make adequate agreements about it as a part of…

Interesting News from the World of Estate Planning

By John O’Grady, O’Grady Law Group Princess Diana The estate of Princess Diana was not handled with the same grace, dignity and class that she exuded in life. Diana left…

Interesting News from the World of Estate Planning

Frank Sinatra Planned Well Frank Sinatra died in 1993. A corporation he controlled owned his most valuable asset — the right to his name and likeness. He was well aware of the bitterness between…

Interesting News from the World of Estate Planning

John O‘Grady, O’Grady Law Group Whitney Houston: The Burden of Inheritance Whitney Houston’s mother and sister-in-law recently filed a petition to change the terms of Houston’s will, which was last updated nearly 20…

Interesting News from the World of Estate Planning: Where There is a Will, There’s a Way

Napoleon’s Will Tells the Story of His Final Days Napoleon Bonaparte was the first Emperor of France and an aggressive general before his defeat at Waterloo. In the Spring of…

Interesting News from the World of Estate Planning: Prenups, Hollywood & Associations

John O’Grady, O’Grady Law Group, APC The Power of the Prenuptial Agreement Actor Dennis Hopper’s 9-year-old daughter inherited $2.85 million from her dad’s estate despite the fact her parents were…

Interesting News from the World of Estate Planning

John O’Grady, O’Grady Law Group, APC Wills & Trusts: Are You Experienced? Jimi Hendrix was close to his brother Leon when they were growing up. They sometimes went on tour together….

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John O’Grady, O’Grady Law Group, APC Swami’s Will a Testament to His Spiritual Values As a monk and the founder of the Ananda Church of Self-Realization, Swami Kriyananda had renounced…

Interesting News from the World of Estate Planning

Elizabeth Sue Sleasman recently died in Bellingham, Washington at age 37. What makes her death notable, besides her young age, is the statement she left about her life, which was published in her online obituary.

Interesting News from the World of Estate Planning

John O‘Grady, O’Grady Law Group, APC Dueling Wills Incite Estate Battle Wealthy, eccentric and reclusive, Huguette Clark didn’t venture outside from 1952 until her death in 2011. She lived the…