An important aspect of estate planning involves considering how people who depend on you will be provided for in your absence. This is especially important for special needs children or other dependents who are disabled. In these instances, a special needs trust may be appropriate.
As more information is released about late actor James Gandolfini's estate, people in Orlando and throughout Central Florida are learning about how to structure their estates so that heirs and beneficiaries can enjoy the most of what is left to them. The actor best known for playing Tony Soprano on the highly-acclaimed HBO series reportedly leaves behind an estate worth $70 million.
Former "Sopranos" star James Gandolfini passed away suddenly while on vacation in Italy before the Fourth of July holiday. Millions of fans mourned his passing and were surprised by how the life of someone who was relatively healthy was cut short.
From time to time, we learn from our older clients of the pain they experience from not hearing from their children or other loved ones. They describe how they do not speak very often to them, and how they worry about not having anyone around to care for them or to pass on their legacies.