One cannot be engaged in an estate planning practice without being asked “why do I need a Will”. For those living family members of the recently departed entertainer, Prince, the answer will, unfortunately become all too clear. According to numerous news reports, the iconic entertainer died without a Will. As a result, the surviving family, comprised of siblings and half-siblings, can expect the legal issues to carry-on for quite some time before their brother can truly rest-in-peace.
Corina Weigl is a partner in the Trusts, Wills, Estates and Charities group of Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP, a leading international law firm with over 650 lawyers and 9 offices worldwide that offers comprehensive estate planning, estate administration, personal tax planning, charitable giving and estate litigation services.
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