Sunday, September 18, 2011
A woman walked into her attorney’s office asking for an estate plan. He said he would be happy to assist her, but he required a $5,000 retainer. She wrote the check and gave it to him. He thanked her and asked her to tell him about her estate. She replied, “You just took it.”
Scott R. Zucker, The Rarity of Lawyer Jokes (With 3 of My Favorites), The Zucker Law Firm: Thoughts on Wills & Estate Planning, Oct. 17, 2010; Alexaner A. Bove, Jr. Esq., The Complete Book of Wills, Estates & Trusts (3rd Ed.).
Special thanks to Jim Hillhouse (WealthCounsel) for bringing this to my attention.