Lamar Odom is in a world of hurt but hopefully on his way to recovery. The LA Times has published, tongue in cheek, that the worst thing about the situation is that the Kardashians will have more exposure. No, that is not the worst thing that could happen.
He has a wife (at least until there is a divorce), relatives and responsibilities. Hopefully he has a trust so that in the event the worst happens, federal and state officials do not lock up his assets in probate. A will would be nice to decree where his assets should go and in what order. Those basketballs that he has been saving? What relative or friend gets these keepsakes?
None of us want to face our own mortality, but we need to before situations are forced on us. As philosopher José Ortega Y Gassett said “No decision is a decision as well. “