Estate planning for professional athletes can be a whole different ballgame. For most clients, estate planning takes into account wealth that will be, or has been, accumulated over many years. The lawyer's job is to arrange for the orderly disposition of property after these clients die and to ensure that their families' needs will be met as far as those assets can possibly allow. But, of course, pro athletes create their wealth in an extremely short period of time — they're lucky if it ...

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