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George Lucas Makes Smart Estate Planning Move

November 15, 2012

Even celebrities need to plan ahead. This is what George Lucas, the creator of the ‘Star Wars’ films series, has been working on lately. Lucas has decided to sell his company, LucasFilm, to Disney for $4.05 billion in cash and stock. Many financial experts believe that the 68-year-old Lucas was purposely making an estate planning move when he decided to sell his company.

By deciding to sell his company now, Lucas is helping his family avoid the legal tangle that could occur when his loved ones must decide what to do with his multibillion dollar film empire….