Legal Advice for NH Residents Who Win the Lottery
The winner of the latest Powerball jackpot worth $559.7 million should do their best to remain anonymous. Or the winners of any large jackpot for that matter.
That advice is courtesy of Dover attorney William Shaheen who knows a thing or two about the law.
For those of us who spend a lot of time dreaming about winning the lottery, and what we'd do afterward, there's good advice in this article at Fosters.com.
The best tip is to not sign the ticket, keep it a safe place and do not turn it in until you've talked to a lawyer, accountant or both.
There's no way I would want anyone to ever know if I won even $20. Not that my family is filled with vultures, but as the song goes, "money changes everything"