One of the first things that most people in Nevada think of when beginning estate planning is a will. Often considered the most fundamental of estate planning tools, the will can be used to express the wishes of individuals as to how their estates are divided at the time of their deaths. However, there are many facets of the document that may be unfamiliar to those in our state.
When technological genius and Apple founder Steve Jobs died on October 5 at the age of 56, speculation increased about his estate and who would be in line to receive inheritances. Unlike some other famous people, Jobs knew his battle against cancer would cut his life short; which in turn allowed him some time to consider inheritances he might make. However, his family circumstances were a bit more complicated than average, starting with the fact he never met his biological father. The 80-year-old Abdul Fattah Jandali lives in Nevada, where he is Vice-Chairman of the Boomtown Casino and Hotel in Reno.