Prince estate deal with Universal Music Group rescinded Carver County District Judge Kevin Eide has rescinded a $31 million dollar deal between Universal Music Group and the Prince estate. According to a recent story, a large portion of Universal’s deal with the Prince estate was nullified after it was revealed that the agreement would not…Read More »dividing estate, estate administration, estate law, estate litigation
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Holograph Will handwritten by Dallas Cade deals with $30 million estate A recent story serves as an interesting example of an estate dispute based on a handwritten will. The deceased testator is Bra Boys member Cade Dallas. The Bra Boys are a gang centered on surf culture and founded in Maroubra in Sydney, New South Wales….Read More »dividing estate, estate administration, estate law, estate litigation, fraud, will challenge
Prince’s six siblings will share in $200 million estate Prince passed away on April 21, 2016 due to an overdose from the powerful drug Fentanyl. He died without a will and he did not have any children. As a result, under Minnesota law his siblings were next in line to be named heirs to his…Read More »dividing estate, estate law, estate litigation, succession planning
Undue influence found in case involving gifting of two cars before death A recent decision from the Indiana Court of Appeals outlines the approach courts in that state take when it comes to undue influence. The full decision is found here. The matter was originally before the Grant Superior Court in Indiana. At issue were gifts made by Thomas…Read More »estate administration, estate law, estate litigation, succession planning, testamentary capacity
Muhammad Ali’s family may be heading toward estate dispute After Muhammad Ali passed away on June 3, 2016, several news sources reported that his estate may become the subject of a dispute. Although few details have surfaced since his passing, a recent story suggests some of Ali’s children may be at odds with his widow,…Read More »dividing estate, estate administration, estate law, estate litigation, succession planning
Administration of Prince estate delayed by argument over personal representative When Prince passed away on April 21, 2016, he left behind an estate believed to be worth several hundreds of millions of dollars. He died without a will and without a spouse or children. As a result, under Minnesota law his younger sister Tyka Nelson,…Read More »dividing estate, estate administration, estate law, estate litigation
Bobby Vee estate involved in a bitter dispute Robert Thomas Velline (April 30, 1943 – October 24, 2016), was a famous American pop-singer who gained world fame in the 1960s. Also known as Bobby Vee, he had six gold singles during his career. He remained active as a musician until 2011 when he was diagnosed…Read More »dividing estate, estate law, estate litigation, passing of accounts
Tom Clancy estate dispute ends in favour of his widow Thomas Leo Clancy , Jr. (April 12, 1947 – October 1, 2013) known as Tom Clancy, was a world famous novelist and author. Some of his greatest works include: The Hunt for Red October, Patriot Games, and the Sum of All Fears. His attention to…Read More »dividing estate, dividing family heirlooms, estate law, estate litigation
Financial elder abuse suspected in case involving British Columbia millionaire I recently found a story from B.C. that illustrates the potential for financial elder abuse by close family members. The story is about Mr. Pete Stoopnikoff, a 92 year-old, self-made millionaire from B.C. He started by borrowing money to buy a gas station. Mr. Stoopnikoff…Read More »dividing estate, estate law, estate litigation, fraud, power of attorney, succession planning
Dispute between siblings involves the disposition of several Meccano sets A recent story from Whanganui, New Zealand illustrates how emotionally charged estate disputes can occasionally become. The dispute involves the estate of a Whanganui man, Bert van der Lubbe, who passed away in February of 2015. His estate was mainly comprised of a share in…Read More »dividing estate, dividing family heirlooms, estate law, estate litigation, succession planning, testamentary capacity