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Malcolm Young, Co-Founder of AC/DC, Suffered With Dementia

Uncategorized Nov 27, 2017
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How does dementia affect probate litigation in Florida? Why is it so important for people to have a will or trust drafted by an estate planning lawyer? How can an estate plan help me when I am still living? What do trust and guardianship lawyers need to know about dementia? How can dementia affect an estate? How can a proper estate plan help people with dementia?

On November 18, 2017, Rolling Stones reported that Malcolm Young had been battling dementia for three years prior to his recent death. Young is best known as the co-founder of the very famous rock band, AC/DC.  Did young have a proper estate plan in place before he was diagnosed with dementia? Did an estate plan help Young to avoid a guardianship? Dementia, unfortunately, is common, and West Palm Beach probate attorneys are frequently facing probate and guardianship disputes involving it. In cases where mental illnesses are involved, a good estate plan should focus on health related issues. If a person is deemed incapacitated by a probate judge, they may be subject to a guardianship. A proper estate plan can help people who develop dementia, like Young, avoid a guardianship.

To read the entire article about the unfortunate death of Young, click here.