Star Wars creator George Lucas recently sold his franchise to Disney in a $4.05 billion cash deal. Many estate planning experts are calling the “move worthy of a Jedi Master,” reports

None of Lucas’s three adopted children wanted to take over the empire, so the strategy will save them the hassles of managing their inheritances, and potential legal battles. And if he sets up trusts for his children, the deal will even provide steady income for his family for generations to come.