Lessons in Estate Planning: Jim Morrison
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Given their wealth and connections, one might assume that all celebrities have iron-clad, comprehensive estate plans. However, many celebrities make basic estate planning mistakes which cause their family dramas and legal disputes to play out in the headlines. By examining these blunders, we can learn much about protecting ourselves, our families, and our assets. In this article, we explore the lessons presented by the estate of singer-songwriter Jim Morrison.

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Deborah Murad, Esq.
Deborah Murad, Esq.

is the Executive Director of DG Copyright Management, Inc, an estate planning consultancy whose aim is to help dramatists devise a plan for the long-term care of their copyrights. DG Copyright Management also manages copyrights bequeathed to the Dramatists Guild with input from the Dramatists Guild Council.