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No Will or Trust? Celebrities Risk Major Tax Fallout as a Result

August 28, 2018

Aretha Franklin is the latest example of celebrities who have died without a will or trust, leaving heirs to deal with a potential tax fallout that could have been avoided with estate planning. Read More

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Lawyers Eye King of Pop’s Case for Estate Valuation Answers

March 1, 2017

Estate tax attorneys are hoping a U.S. Tax Court case involving the estate of Michael Jackson will clarify for other estates how to properly value a celebrity’s likeness at death for tax purposes. Read More

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Maryland High Court Affirms Tax Ruling on Tom Clancy’s Estate

August 24, 2016

Maryland’s high court sided with Tom Clancy’s widow Wednesday in a long-running tax fight, ruling all estate taxes on the best-selling author’s $86 million estate must be borne by his four adult children from a previous marriage. Read More

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Tom Clancy’s Widow Wins Legal Battle Over Taxes on $86 Million Estate

August 24, 2015

BALTIMORE – Tom Clancy’s widow has scored a legal victory in a long-running dispute over who should foot the hefty taxes on the best-selling author’s $86 million estate, which largely comes from a minority share of the Baltimore Orioles and includes a rare World War …

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