Posts Tagged ‘trust’

Pest Control Magnate Needed to Work the Bugs Out of His Family Trusts

An ongoing battle in the Georgia courts surrounding the estate of O. Wayne Rollins, the late co-founder of Rollins Inc., a large pest control corporation, illustrates that having a Family Trust in place at the time of your death will not guarantee an easy transition of wealth to the heirs of the estate. As this…

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Pest Control Magnate Needed to Work the Bugs Out of His Family Trusts

An ongoing battle in the Georgia courts surrounding the estate of O. Wayne Rollins, the late co-founder of Rollins Inc., a large pest control corporation, illustrates that having a Family Trust in place at the time of your death will not guarantee an easy transition of wealth to the heirs of the estate. As this…

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New Mississippi Bill to Allow Dynasty Trusts for First Time

The Jackson (MS) Clarion Ledger reported last week that a bill before the state Senate would allow the establishment of “Dynasty Trusts” designed to avoid or minimize estate taxes for the first time. The bill has already passed through the House.1 House Bill 891 has to be approved by the full Senate for the bill…

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New Mississippi Bill to Allow Dynasty Trusts for First Time

The Jackson (MS) Clarion Ledger reported last week that a bill before the state Senate would allow the establishment of “Dynasty Trusts” designed to avoid or minimize estate taxes for the first time. The bill has already passed through the House.1 House Bill 891 has to be approved by the full Senate for the bill…

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Overview of Virtual Estate Planning System (VEPS)

Virtual Estate Planning System Overview

Our online Virtual Estate Planning System (VEPS) is your portal to securely create, store, update, and share an estate plan that will help protect your legacy and your family for generations to come. The first step of the legacy planning process is to create the traditional set of estate plan documents that will cover the…

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Overview of Virtual Estate Planning System (VEPS)

Virtual Estate Planning System Overview

Our online Virtual Estate Planning System (VEPS) is your portal to securely create, store, update, and share an estate plan that will help protect your legacy and your family for generations to come. The first step of the legacy planning process is to create the traditional set of estate plan documents that will cover the…

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Philip Seymour Hoffman's Unexpected Death Raises Numerous Estate Issues

When Oscar-winning actor Philip Seymour Hoffman died unexpectedly on February 2, he left more than his legacy of notable performances. He also left an estate estimated to have a net worth of $35 Million. Unfortunately, like many celebrities before him who passed away “before their time,” he left the fate of that estate in less-than-optimal…

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Indiana Supreme Court Rejects Holiday World Ownership Appeal

In October, 2013, we reported that the Koch family, owners of Holiday World & Splashin’ Safari in Santa Claus, Indiana, had their legal dispute resolved when an appellate judge affirmed a lower court decision in favor of the late majority owner’s estate. The dispute arose from a mandatory stock purchase agreement created by the three…

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