According to a July 30, 2019 news report by the Washington Post, some parents are resorting to drastic measures in order to meet skyrocketing college costs. They are arranging for others to take custody of their children through guardianship proceedings to qualify for financial aid. This is particularly relevant in Washington State, which recently enacted… Read More


A hearing is scheduled for June of 2019 to determine if handwritten wills found in Aretha Franklin’s estate are valid. Aretha Franklin died in August of 2018 but her estate is still being contested in court. Franklin is one of a handful of famous musicians who have died in recent years without a valid will… Read More