Day Pitney: The Dispute Over Robin Williams’ Estate Shows The Need For Better Planning Techniques

As I previously discussed, the ongoing legal dispute over the estate of late actor and comedian Robin Williams demonstrates that conflicts can emerge out of an “uncommonly sophisticated, tax-efficient estate plan.”  Darren Wallace, an attorney at Day Pitney’s Stamford office, often recommends creating a Qualified Terminable Interest Property Trust (QTIP) as a way for blended families to avoid many of the types of problems that Robin Williams' estate experienced. Read more