I’ve been asked to start a blog to talk about generational inheritance issues. In doing so, I want to hear your stories also. At times it might get very emotional as we express our stories. There appears to always be a fight when it comes to wealth transfer. Why? Stay tuned to hear my take on it. But for now, from the beginning of time we have had to fight for what belongs to us. Being denied the right of ownership and to possess which includes passing down the inheritance to the next generation. Should leave one to question "what happen to my inheritance." The answer lies not just with our immediate experiences but it goes back in time to where for example my native-American roots lies. We as a people of color are already behind the eight ball when it comes to generational wealth being passed down. But when you have an outside force that's allowed to walk away with your inheritance causing the transfer to be transferred else where. We should be up and arms pursuing what belongs to us. And how to go about getting it back. So I'll start the share with my story. Here goes!!!
My father died in September of 2008. To this day words cannot express just how much I miss him. Months before his death he called for me to come and help him with putting his (legal) house in order. So, I dropped my world in-exchange for his and began to pursue the demand that the Holy Spirit was placing on me to get this done. I had to rise to the occasion and begin to fight for what was being left behind belonging to my siblings and myself. I didn't know that I had to fight alone. Everybody was for themselves. Hiding conversations being had with my Father. Relatives claiming things. WOW!!! This had become a nightmare. Right now, the family is split and the generational spirit of offense which followed our family from generation to generation was now back in full effect. It takes one open door to allow the enemy inside and this was the door. Where we are or should I say where I am is looking for justice in legal system. I'm so glad that its unfolding the way it is because generally if you have a "trust" there's know worries of who should get what. In this case, I witnessed my Father being "euthanized" and I prayed that the incident would be heard before a Judge who would listen. So, its a good thing the case I originally filed is in the court system. It's also a good thing that I'm a Superior Court Mediator. It has afforded me and empowered me with the opportunity to represent myself. I also must admit that my contract and negotiation skills and knowledge gained from interning for a Litigation Attorney makes this particular court battle mere practice for me. However, you and I know that legal advice is needed when its beyond your scope. One last thing on this subject.
My father the business owner since I was a little girl and know doubt before birth appeared savvy enough to insure that just in case something were to happen to him we his only off-spring would at lease be well protected against outside forces who also saw inherited wealth as theirs. I just could not wrap my mind around how his only sibling’s on the planet could be in-tangled and fighting for what rightfully belongs to us. Let me go one step further. How can someone of 10 years commit euthanasia and walk off with 80% of our inheritance? Sounds familiar? Let’s talk about. “Just Ask G”