In the New York Times, Paul Sullivan offers a compelling look at the discord that can be caused by failing to properly plan for the distribution of personal property.

William Sleeth discusses a growing trend in trust litigation involving Trust Protectors.

Sticking to growing trends, in the Wall Street Journal, Sara Randazzo writes about the rise of competency litigation through the lens of the Sumner Redstone dispute.

In the wake of the release of the Panama Papers, Huffington Post looks at Five Legitimate Reasons to Have an Offshore Company.

Finally, Peter Lazaroff in Forbes explains the difference between a fiduciary standard and a suitability standard after the Department of Labor released new rules regulating retirement savings/investment advice.