Zappos founder Tony Hsieh’s friends, family feud over his $500M fortune; George Finn, Rose Law Group transactional and estate planning attorney, weighs in on the importance of a ‘proper estate strategy’

By Katherine Sayre | Wall Street Journal More than a year after former Zappos.com Inc. Chief Executive Tony Hsieh died from injuries sustained in a mysterious fire, his family and friends are feuding over the entrepreneur’s estate including financial claims based on deals scribbled on sticky notes. Mr. Hsieh, known for promoting happiness in the workplace and a fun-loving approach …

ASSET PROTECTION: A PRACTICAL LITIGATION OVERVIEW

  By Howard Meyers, Rose Law Group Of Counsel I. ASSET PROTECTION DISTINGUISHED FROM PLAIN VANILLA ESTATE PLANNING A. Estate Planning Estate planning generally deals with the ordinary transmission of wealth by and between different family generations. While there are numerous tax planning and family considerations that are addressed, particularly as the amount of net worth involved increases, the main …

State Fair, a million people coming to Ahwatukee’s backyard

(Disclosure: Rose Law Group represents Wild Horse Pass Development Authority in their discussion with the Arizona State Fair.) By Ahwatukee Foothills News The roar of midway rides and the smell of fried everything is coming to a place not far from Ahwatukee this fall. The State Fair Board last week voted to move the 2021 fair to the Wild Horse …

How to organize your home and finances in your estate

By Ilyce Glink and Samuel J. Tamkin | Washington Post My mom just passed away just shy of 105 years of age and her estate is a mess. I don’t want to make the same uninformed errors with my estate, so I need to plan and execute documents for my estate. Can you give me any suggestions? First of all, our …

What is Estate Planning?; Tim Heileman, Rose Law Group estate planning attorney, provides insight

EstatePlanning.com Believe it or not, you have an estate. In fact, nearly everyone does. Your estate is comprised of everything you own— your car, home, other real estate, checking and savings accounts, investments, life insurance, furniture, personal possessions. No matter how large or how modest, everyone has an estate and something in common—you can’t take it with you when you …

When you die without a will; Rose Law Group estate planning attorney Tim Heileman defines what happens

By Jeanne Sahadi  | CNNMoney It’s hard to believe that Prince — who was famously meticulous about maintaining control over his name and music — may have died without a will. That leaves open the question of who will inherit his millions, his record label and his unreleased songs. So what happens to someone’s estate if they didn’t make their wishes known …