Broken Wills of the Rich and Famous

Earlier this year, Phillip Seymour Hoffman made headlines when he unexpectedly passed away from drug-related issues. His death also generated some raised eyebrows in financial circles because his estate plan turned out to be very costly for his heirs, both financially and emotionally.

Ten Things That Can Complicate an Estate Plan

As we wrote in the Autumn 2012 news-letter, we strive to keep things simple for our clients. Some complications can be avoided and some cannot. Just knowing that these conditions exist can help your estate planning go more smoothly.

Keeping It Simple

“Simple can be harder than complex: You have to work hard to get your thinking clean to make it simple. But it’s worth it in the end because once you get there, you can move mountains.” – Steve Jobs

Foley & Foley Celebrates Silver Anniversary

Foley & Foley is celebrating its silver anniversary in 2012. “When you have been in business for 25 years in Alaska, you start to feel like an institution,” said Richard H. Foley, one of the firm’s founders.