Caregiver accused of influencing loses court battle A recent story I found online from Auckland, New Zealand is an example of the kind of scenario that is becoming more common as our population ages. The story involves a fight between a caregiver, an elderly man she cared for, and his son. According to the story,…Read More »caregiver, caregivers, elder abuse, eldercare, estate law, estate litigation, financial elder abuse, fraud, succession planning, testamentary capacity, undue influence, will challenge
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John Steinbeck estate dispute dates back to 1983 A recent story online confirms that the decades-long battle involving the estate of the late John Steinbeck continues. The dispute was between Waverly Scott Kaffaga, and one of John’s sons, Thom, his wife Gail Knight Steinbeck and their company the Palladin Group. Waverly is the daughter of John…Read More »dividing estate, estate law, estate litigation
Jerry Lewis left children out of his will A recent story online confirms that Jerry Lewis, the famous comedian, actor, and producer, excluded his six oldest children from his Will. Jerry Lewis passed away on August 20, 2017 at the age of 91. He died as a result of cardiac disease and peripheral vascular disease….Read More »dividing estate, dividing family heirlooms, estate law, succession planning
Estate dispute results in $2.3 million in administrative and legal expenses A recent story about an estate dispute currently before a Northampton County Court in Pennsylvania is a reminder of the massive legal costs the parties involved in estate litigation can incur. The subject dispute stems from the estates of Peter Karoly and his wife,…Read More »estate administration, estate law, estate litigation, succession planning, will challenge
Thicke estate dispute involves prenuptial agreement A recent story online outlines the latest developments in the Alan Thicke estate dispute. The Canadian actor and star of the TV show Growing Pains passed away on December 13, 2016 in Burbank, California. He was playing ice hockey with his son when he collapsed. He died due to…Read More »dividing estate, estate administration, estate law, succession planning
Singapore’s prime minister involved in a dispute against siblings A recent story online confirms that the feud between Singapore’s prime minister, Lee Hsien Loong, and his siblings is heating up. Mr. Loong is the eldest son of Singapore’s founder, Lee Kuan Yew, who governed for over three decades. Mr. Yew passed away on March 23,…Read More »dividing estate, estate law, estate litigation, succession planning
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
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