Blog Posts in April, 2012

  • Organ Donation and End of Life Planning

    || 18-Apr-2012

    April is National Donate Life Month and organ donation is an important issue facing the country. Every year 100,000 Americans need an organ transplant, but only 22,000 took place in the United States last year. Only 18 percent of eligible New Yorkers are registered as organ donors. This is well below the national average of 42 percent. Sadly, someone is added to the transplant waiting list every ...
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  • Mike Wallace was a giant of television news. Although he had not appeared as a correspondent on "60 Minutes" in six years, his presence still permeated the program up until his recent death. Wallace was known as a tough questioner, a relentless interviewer and someone who remained sharp into his late 80s. However, even a fearsome interviewer like Wallace eventually couldn't continue ...
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  • Recently filed probate records show that deceased singer Amy Winehouse died intestate, without a valid will. Therefore her estate, valued after taxes and other deductions at approximately $4.66 million, will go to her parents. Her father is in charge of the estate administration. Had she drafted a will before she died last year at age 27, Winehouse would have been able to direct how her assets ...
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