This article was published in the July 23, 2021 issue of MarketWatch. In it, Sharon Klein shares her insights on why many professional football players, and athletes in general, don’t enjoy the long-term financial stability of their dreams. While athletes are making more money than ever, they can be financially vulnerable, potentially depriving them of a secure, long-term financial future.
This article reprint was recently published in Steve Leimberg’s Estate Planning Newsletter. Sharon Klein shares her insights on a case that has garnered intense media attention involving the disinheritance of Elizabeth Hurley’s son: “Disinheritance around a massive fortune, bitter court battles, out-of-wedlock children, iconic models, suicide…a soap opera plot? Hardly.
Using celebrity cases as illustrations, President of Family Wealth for the Eastern U.S. Region, Sharon Klein, discusses the lessons learned from celebrity divorce mishaps with Family Lawyer magazine publisher Dan Couvrette. Sharon is joined by Nancy Chemtob, a leading family law attorney in New York City.
Taxes may not be your clients’ top priority when you are helping them through their divorce, but many decisions made during this time can affect their situation. Sometimes these decisions can be costly. Listen as Sharon Klein discusses ten tax considerations in divorce.Related reading:Ten Tax Considerations in Divorce ArticlePlease visit our visit our Matrimonial and Divorce Advisory Solutions resource page for more timely divorce planning content.
Sharon Klein shares her insights in this article originally published on June 8, 2021, in Divorce Law magazine. When billionaires Bill and Melinda Gates announced their divorce after 27 years of marriage, a media frenzy ensued over news, including how their stunning level of wealth would be divided. Although the complications of divorce are magnified with the breakup of this power couple, their divorce underscores many important lessons that couples generally are well-advised to heed.