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Dying Without a Will

Dying Without a Will

The Story of a Man Who Died Without A Will John Jones was a 57-year old bachelor living in his own home in Queens. He had never married or had children, and his parents were no longer alive. John had a brother, but they were estranged and hadn’t seen each other...

The Makofsky Minute – The Queen of Soul

 The Queen of Soul August 28, 2018 A failure to plan can be a plan for failure. Aretha Franklin, Queen of Soul passed last week at the age of 76 following a battle with pancreatic cancer. As an artist, Aretha was very concerned about exercising complete control over...

The Makofsky Minute – EVERYONE Needs an Estate Plan

EVERYONE Needs an Estate Plan March 12, 2018 Estate planning is not just for the rich and elderly. Every adult should have an estate plan or else the law may distribute your assets in a way that differs from your wishes. For example, if you are married with children...