September 2018 Archives
When California parents disagree about child-related issues, it often leads to litigation. Especially in child custody situations where one of the parents refuses to adhere to an existing court order, the court's intervention may be necessary to resolve the issue. A judge in another state has been overseeing a highly contentious case and is currently considering reassigning the case to another judge before she steps down.
No contractor enjoys collecting debts. The process requires time, persistence and is just an added nuisance. Many contractors are in charge of paying out other subcontractors, as well. When someone fails to pay you for your work, multiple people feel the sting. Fortunately, there are solutions to an otherwise frustrating problem.
Hollywood fans in California and the world over recently mourned the unexpected passing of film superstar, Burt Reynolds. On a recent Monday in another state, Reynolds' final will was filed in court. News regarding the filing included some surprising details about inheritance.
A 79-year-old man built a lasting legacy with more than 100 commercial truck centers throughout 22 states, including California. W. Marvin Rush, II, was the founder of the largest truck chain on the North American continent. When the stock market closed for the day on a recent Friday, shares for Rush Enterprises were worth nearly $74 million. W. M. Rush, III, the decedent's son, as well as his third wife (his son's stepmother) are fighting over the shares, each referencing wills the decedent is said to have signed.
If you're one of many California residents who do not really like to talk about their own mortality, count yourself among a likely majority. However, when it comes to estate planning, not talking about it can lead to problems for your potential heirs and beneficiaries after you die. Several big-ticket Hollywood stars have passed away in recent years without leaving final wills and testaments.