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Short Film: Estate Planning by Gun

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This little film is an excellent example to show your estate planning clients of why their estate plan, i.e., will, is in tip-top shape. Admittedly, however, none of us at Bitter Lawyer are estate planning attorneys, so it may have been the case that even if Mama had had a solid plan in place, it would not have mattered. Any …

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Britney Spears: Celebrity Pro Bono?

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Say it ain’t so! Despite our initial skepticism, reports have confirmed the truly unimaginable: Britney Spears has stiffed her lawyers. Court documents have shown that the fallen pop star recently racked up almost half a million dollars’ worth of legal bills in her custody dispute with ex-husband Kevin Federline—in addition to the quarter mil she’s already agreed to pay to …

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Alec Baldwin: A Promise Best Kept to Yourself

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In reports that have surely sent a ripple of anticipation through the halls of law libraries nationwide, it has just been announced that Alec Baldwin’s new authoritative text on family law, “A Promise to Ourselves,” is set to hit the shelves September 23. Billed as a practical text on the topic of “family relationships,” Baldwin’s publisher explains that “using a …

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