Lessons from King Kobe: What Can We Learn from Kobe Bryant’s Estate?

The world is still in shock over Kobe Bryant’s untimely and tragic death. We’ll take a look at his ongoing estate and the issues in it, including:
– Was there a will?
– How do the will and any trusts interact?
– Who may get what, and how?
– What makes a valid creditor claim?
– Who can sue for wrongful death?
– What happens when your trust doesn’t plan for children born after it’s signed?

Chris Johnson speaking at Fiduciary Round TableSpeaker: Chris Johnson, Law Offices of Christopher B. Johnson

Chris Johnson has served estate planning, probate and trust administration clients since 1995, been recognized as a Super Lawyer for the last several years, a “Top Attorney” by Pasadena Magazine and has received a “Superb” 10.0 rating from Avvo. He returned to private practice in 2013 after working with U.S. Trust’s Pasadena and Los Angeles teams as a Senior Vice President and Senior Trust Officer, assigned to high net worth and ultra high net worth families in their generational wealth transfer planning and wealth planning needs.

Chris has extensive experience as a lawyer in estate planning, probate, special needs trusts, irrevocable and charitable trusts, and probate litigation. He works with estates of all sizes, including business succession planning and charitable planning. He is the third generation of his family to work in estate planning and planned giving.
He serves clients from offices in Pasadena, Glendora, Chino Hills and Indian Wells.

This presentation offers one hour of Minimum Continuing Legal Education (MCLE) credit for Attorneys and others. If you would like credit, please request the sign-in sheet and evaluation form – Email John Cooper. You must attend during the length of the presentation in order to receive credit.