Join Attorney-CPA Joe Cordell and Life’s Third Act researcher, Marlea Parson, as they explore the story of Joe Robbie and his estate planning decisions. In this episode, the pair delve into the consequences of Robbie’s choices on his family and his legacy.
Despite his achievements, Robbie’s estate plan fell short for a man of his wealth. As the founder of the Miami Dolphins, he had grand intentions for his family to carry on his legacy. However, when faced with illiquid assets like the football team and the stadium, things took an unexpected turn.
Learn how family disputes, an elective share petition, and a looming estate tax bill forced the Joe Robbie stadium and Robbie’s portion of the Miami Dolphins into a fire-sale scenario, leaving the family divided and resentful. This story serves as a stark reminder of the importance of meticulous estate planning, particularly for those with gain substantial assets throughout their lifetime, and the real human impact it can have on legacies.
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