Bob Marley Left His Wife A Probate Battle

Bob Marley Left His Wife A Probate Battle

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Bob Marley’s Estate Plan

Bob Marley income came to an expected $30 million. He passed on without composing a will since it was against his Rastafarian beliefs. His melodic unrest has generated constantly pay from licensed innovation, melodic deals, and different undertakings. The Jamaican state split Marley’s fortune between his survivors anyway it was the start of over thirty years of fights in court and quarrels between 11 kids, 7 mothers, and 21 ex-musicians. The Jamaican state law partitioned the US$30 million fortune in the accompanying manner.

Celebrity Legacies assessed that pilfered deals from printing Bob Marley’s face arrived at US$600 million. Rastafarians can’t recognize the presence of mortality. So a will isn’t a possibility for this confidence. Rather than a will Rastafarians ought to compose a permanent trust with the end goal of arranging.

A trust that can’t be changed or broken up without the assent of the recipient. The grantor adequately surrenders generally freedoms to any resources put into the trust.

Assets are eliminated from the grantor’s available bequest. The grantor is additionally soothed of any expense risk from pay produced by resources that are set into the trust. In certain wards, this standard doesn’t make a difference assuming the grantor likewise fills in as the legal administrator.

Assuming you are keen on utilizing permanent trusts, look for the counsel of a home organizer to address your inclinations when you are not on this plane of presence.


  1. If my spouse dies, do I get his social security and mine?

Yes, according to the surviving spouse law, you’re able to collect all funds from his or her social security onto yours.

2.  What is a pour-over will?

A pour-over Will is a Will written and document stating the actions needed to be done through the trustee which will be transferred to him or her. The truster is someone who’s responsible for many assets to be taken care of or sent to assigned beneficiaries.

3. Who qualifies for medicaid in NY?

Women who are pregnant or those with children over the age of 18, seniors and those with disabilities. Disabilities such as blindness, deafness, etc or physical injury are also eligible for Medicaid.

4. What is elder law?

Elder law handles long term care including future medical care, special needs care for those who are handicapped or mentally disabled and estate planning from ages over 50. This type of law also handles cases with elder abuse as long as there’s evidence of these sort of cases. Elder abuse can come from members of the family and the elder can approach a lawyer to report this sort of behavior to prevent a manipulation of your estate plan.

5. Does transfer on death avoid probate?

The transfer of death only makes the probate process much more difficult having you provide additional details and reason of the transfer. This makes the process longer and if it’s longer, it’ll be more expensive. The only way to avoid the probate is through a trust because everything would be set up or planned ahead, especially the transfer of death.

6.   Are living trusts revocable or irrevocable?

A living trust can be both but with an irrevocable trust, you cannot change anything that’s been documented unless you discuss the changes with all beneficiaries and court.

7. If my spouse dies do I get his social security and mine?

Because of the laws of Estate Planning, there’s something labeled, the surviving spouse clause where if one spouse dies, the surviving spouse gets his or her assets. The only assets not provided would be government funds that the spouse still owes or would actually lose the entire thing because of labeled ownership unless there’s a Will stating rights to owning these finances.

8. Why do I need an elder law attorney?

The only reason you should have an elder law attorney is to have a lawyer to care of cases that are related to future needs leading to promising medical care that can protect yourself and your assets including your estate. An elder law attorney can also protect you from elder abuse that you can report to your lawyer and court.

9. What happens if you die intestate?

Who’s ever married to you or related to you by blood gets your inheritance though the surviving spouse gets it all unless the Will or trust says differently.

10. How long can you receive unemployment in NY? In the state of NY, you can collect unemployment for 26 weeks but with the pandemic happening, it can go as long as this is drawing out

DISCLAIMER: The information provided in this blog is for informational purposes only and should not be considered legal advice. The content of this blog may not reflect the most current legal developments. No attorney-client relationship is formed by reading this blog or contacting Morgan Legal Group.

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