Star’s Estate Battle Carries Lessons for Clients
It’s been about six months since the world lost beloved comedian and actor Robin Williams to suicide. Amidst their grief, his surviving family are now in the spotlight for fighting over his estate. We wrote about his estate plan in September, outlining the thoughtful system in which he designed trusts for his children and real estate.
Since then, a legal dispute has erupted over personal belongings between Williams’ widow, Susan Schneider Williams, and his three children from previous marriages, Zak, Zelda and Cody Williams. According to CNN.com, they are fighting over the deceased’s clothing, collectibles, and personal photographs. (http://tinyurl.com/n8tj78o)
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