Fun facts


Larry Bodine posted this article a few days ago over at the JDSupra blog called “Ten Things You Don’t Know About Estate Planning.” Among the more unusual: the first will dates back to ancient Egypt, and involved Uah leaving all to his wife, Teta; the record for the longest will is 1,066 pages and the shortest will is three words; the oldest known power of attorney dates to 561 BCE in Mesopotamia, and allowed a man to conduct business on behalf of his brother; and Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. died without a will. Check out the whole article for all of the fun facts.