Lisa Marie Presley & The Rise And Fall Of The Elvis Estate

Lisa Marie Presley, daughter of the “King of Rock ‘n’ Roll, Elvis Presley, had a charmed childhood. Subsequent to her father’s death, the estate of Elvis Presley, was discovered to be cash-poor and in debt. Her mother, Priscilla Presley, as one of the executors of Elvis’ estate, assumed primary management of the estate and formed EPE, Elvis Presley Productions which manages Elvis image rights and royalties and turned Graceland into a tourist attraction, all of which generated $100 million by 1993 when Lisa Marie Presley reached the age of majority. Lisa Marie created her own revocable trust and appointed others Continue Reading

How to get your digital affairs in order

You need to plan ahead in order to preserve your digital assets. You should make a list of your online accounts including email, social media, cloud storage, financial accounts, rewards programs and auto-billed subscriptions; leave instructions of your wishes regarding these accounts. If you use Google, set up the Inactive Account Manager. If you have a Facebook account; you should leave instructions on whether you would like your account permanently delete or appoint a legacy contact to maintain your memorialized account after your death. Protect your passwords – take an inventory or log-in credentials for your accounts. You can also Continue Reading

Elder Law and Protecting Your Assets

As we get older, our focus changes from acquiring to retaining our quality of life and assets. There are many things to consider and understand when you decide the time is right to get your estate in order, and it is always better to start planning earlier than later. There are a few basic items that need to be addressed as soon as possible. These have no real bearing on your age, but are ways to protect your assets should something unexpected happen to you. Preparing a valid will, health care proxy and power of attorney are the first steps Continue Reading