Robin Williams’s Final Wishes in Dispute – why a living trust is important

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A living will isn’t always something that is top-of-mind for people with depression or another type of mental disorder.

Robin Williams’s final wishes are in dispute as his widow, Susan Schneider, and his children fight over his estate. This article about probate should remind us all of the importance of a clear and up to date written estate plan prepared by a qualified attorney.

Robin Williams’s widow, Susan Schneider, and his children have gone to court in a fight over the late comedian’s estate.

In papers filed in December in San Francisco superior court, Schneider accuses the comedian’s children from two previous marriages of taking items without her permission and asks the court to exclude the contents of the home she shared with Williams in Tiburon, California, from the jewellery, memorabilia and other items he said the children should have.

The children, Zachary, Zelda and Cody, counter that Schneider is “adding insult to a terrible injury” by trying to change the trust agreement and rob them of the late actor’s clothing and other personal items. Read full article.

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