Tag Archives: sibling rivalry

TV Lessons in Estate Planning: The Brady Bunch

by David A. Kubikian Season 2, Episode 6 Background: The Brady Bunch is a sitcom that first aired on ABC on September 26, 1969 and ended five short years later in 1974. It went on to syndication and has gained a cult following generation after generation. The show also spawned numerous holiday/reunion specials and two major […]
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TV Lessons in Estate Planning: The Simpsons

by David A. Kubikian Season 2, Episode 5 Background: The Simpsons is an animated sitcom that first aired on FOX on December 17, 1989. The series, which has been on the air for the last 27 (TWENTY-SEVEN!!!) seasons, revolves around the Simpson family and their friends and neighbors in Anytown, USA a.k.a Springfield. The Family Tree: […]
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TV Lessons in Estate Planning: Happy Days

by David A. Kubikian Season 2, Episode 4 Background: Happy Days was a sitcom that first aired on ABC on January 15, 1974.  The series, which was on the air for 11 seasons, revolved around the Cunningham family in the mid-1950s through mid-1960s.  The Cunninghams lived in Milwaukee, Wisconsin and were your normal middle class family. […]
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TV Lessons in Estate Planning: Beverly Hills, 90210

by David A. Kubikian Season 2, Episode 3 Background: Beverly Hills, 90210 made its television debut on October 4, 1990 on Fox and had an initial run of 10 years. The teenage soap opera revolved around a group of friends attending the posh West Beverly Hills High School and then followed them through the trials […]
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TV Lessons in Estate Planning: Family Ties

by David A. Kubikian Season 2, Episode 2 Background: Family Ties is a sitcom that first aired on NBC on September 22, 1982. The series, which ended in 1989, revolves around the Keaton family living in Columbus, Ohio in basically real time (during the Reagan Administration). The Family Tree: Steven and Elyse are parents to […]
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TV Lessons in Estate Planning: Family Guy

by David A. Kubikian Season 2, Episode 1 Background: Family Guy is an animated sitcom that first aired on Fox on January 21, 1999. The series, which was cancelled in 2003 only to be revived a few years later, revolves around the Griffin family in the fictitious New England town of Quahog, a suburb of […]
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TV Lessons in Estate Planning: The Golden Girls

by David A. Kubikian Season 1, Episode 7 Background: The Golden Girls is one of the most unique sitcoms in television history. Airing on NBC beginning on September 14, 1985, the show starred comedy icons Betty White and Bea Arthur along with Rue McClanahan and Estelle Getty. They played Rose Nylund, Dorothy Zbornak, Blanche Devereaux […]
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TV Lessons in Estate Planning: The Wonder Years

by David A. Kubikian Season 1, Episode 5 Background: The Wonder Years made its TV debut on January 31, 1989 on ABC immediately following Super Bowl XXII. The show revolves around Kevin Arnold from ages 12 to 17 and his trials and tribulations during the late sixties and early seventies. The show doesn’t actually disclose […]
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Estate Planning and Sibling Rivalry

by David A. Kubikian There is a perception that estate litigation occurs only where there are multi-million dollar estates, 2nd or 3rd spouses, children from prior marriages, or opportunistic care givers.  While, yes, there are many estate litigation cases that result from lots of money, lots of wives and lots of last minute estate plan […]
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