Bill LaFond, head of the mid-Atlantic Region and the Family Wealth division for Wilmington Trust Wealth Management, sits down with Sharon Klein, president of the Eastern U.S. Region for Family Wealth, to discuss her approach in advising successful families and individuals, and to learn what has made her so successful in her career.
It’s a Thriller! What is a celebrity’s name and image worth after they die? Michael Jackson’s name and image was valued on his estate tax return at ~$2,000, by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) on audit at ~$435 million and by the Tax Court at ~$4 million.
This article was published in the September 21 New York Law Journal Special Trusts & Estates section and provides a comprehensive review of trusts & estates-related legislative activity, specifically in New York, but the proposals often frame issues with which state legislatures across the country are now grappling.
This roundtable discussion hosted by Family Lawyer Magazine features Sharon Klein and three other seasoned attorneys who share the best advice each has ever given in the family law setting. These highly respected professionals discuss their top tips for those maneuvering through divorce. If you’d like to read the article associated with this video, please download it here.
This article reprint appeared in the September 2021 issue of Estate Planning magazine. With sophisticated storage techniques for genetic material and advances in medical technology, a child can be conceived after the death of one or both of the child’s genetic parents. The traditional context for the use of stored genetic material after death had generally involved sperm stored before the death of a cancer patient, who preserved it fearing infertility or death.