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Is a human corpse property that can be made the subject of a trust?

While a pet may be put into a trust, its human owner may not be. Nor under traditional principles of property and trust law may the corpse of a deceased human being be made the subject of a trust. Charles E. Rounds, Jr.,...more

Privacy or Property? Arizona Court Adopts Post-Mortem Right of Publicity In Intra-Family Online Dispute

The right of publicity, i.e., the right not to have others appropriate your name or image for commercial purposes, is an odd duck. It was described by Professor Prosser in 1960, and later in the Restatement of Torts, as of...more

Two Basic Estate Planning Documents That Everyone Should Have

Two estate planning documents that everyone should have, which can be effective any time during your lifetime, not just after death....more

Asset Protection Planning

Asset protection planning involves the application of a series of lawful techniques that will protect your assets from claims of future creditors. The techniques are designed to deter potential creditors from going after your...more

Transferring Your Family Business to Your Children

Transferring a family business to the next generation can provide a family a wonderful way to keep the business in the family. But the tax consequences can be catastrophic unless steps are taken to minimize, or avoid, the...more

Two Basic Estate Planning Documents

Everyone should consider having, at the very least, two (2) basic estate planning documents. Here's why.....more

Three Compelling Reasons to Establish Your Estate Plan

There are at least three good reasons to establish your estate plan now. Here they are.....more

Who's Spying On Your Social Networking Profile?

Do you really want strangers around the world to know all that? Your social networking activity can be quite revealing — a kind of informal resume and kitchen table chat, not tailored to a specific event or situation and very...more

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