The Rhinestone Cowboy’s Estate Battle

Glen Campbell was a country music legend. He passed away on August 8, 2017, at the age of 81 when he was in the final stages of Alzheimer’s disease. During his lifetime, Glen married four times and had 5 sons and 3 daughters. He made his Alzheimer’s diagnosis public in 2011. Glen Campbell left two…

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2016: The Year of Your Estate Plan

As outlined recently by Business Insider, even people who seem to have it all–famous and highly successful people–make New Year’s Resolutions. Interestingly, most of them focus not on how to make themselves better, but rather on how to help others. In fact, many of them focus on family and paying forward their good fortune. Why…

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Pet Trust Problems for Simpsons Creator

When animal-lover and The Simpsons co-creator, Sam Simon, died early in 2015, he left behind a hefty estate, much of which was slated to go directly to non-profit animal philanthropy groups. In creating a trust, it seems Simon did all of the right things to take care of the people and issues he felt most…

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What Famous People Left Behind

Have you ever wondered what Paul Revere left his grandchildren in his will? Thanks to Ancestry.com’s US Probate and Wills Collection, there are now millions pages of estate documents online for members to peruse. Here are just a few of the items famous people left their loved (or not-so-loved) ones: Paul Revere left one grandchild…

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What Happens Now to Whitney Houston’s Estate?

Following the unfortunate death of Bobbi Kristina Brown, the 22-year-old daughter of the late Whitney Houston, questions regarding the future of Houston’s $20 million dollar estate have surfaced. At the time of her death, Bobbi Kristina had received only the first payment from Houston’s estate, which had a staged distribution plan which paid Bobbi Kristina…

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