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More Controversy for Michael Jackson's Estate

Michael Jackson's estate has enough legal problems and certainly did not need any more controversy, especially the latest publicity nightmare to hit the news. The estate of Michael Jackson is currently embroiled in a fierce battle with the IRS o… Read More
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Felon Is Not Prince's Son

According to reports the Colorado inmate who claimed to be Prince's long lost son has been determined to not be related to the deceased musician. In the first of what will most likely be many paternity determinations in the estate of Prince, it… Read More
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The Bizarre Battle Over B.B. King's Estate

It might have been physically impossible for the late musician B.B. King to have children, yet he claimed that he had 15 of them. Those who survive are in a strange battle over his estate. According to B.B. King's biographer, the musician was to… Read More
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NBA Team Estate Battle

The basketball season for the Oklahoma City Thunder is over after the team lost in the Western Conference Finals to the Golden State Warriors, but the team is still part of an ongoing estate battle. Aubrey McClendon was at one point one of the most i… Read More
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Executor Duties and Errors

The duties of the executor of an estate are well known by industry professionals, but not always well known by the laypersons who are appointed as executors. This leads to those executors making common mistakes that would be easily avoidable had they… Read More
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How Prince's Estate Will Fight Paternity Claims

Given the size of Prince's estate and the lack of a will it is expected that numerous paternity claims will be made against the estate.    The estate has a plan to handle the claims. When Prince passed away he apparently did not have a… Read More
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Prince Estate Moves Forward with Special Administrator

A Minnesota judge appointed a special administrator to oversee the estate of Prince. For now the musician's siblings and half-siblings all appear to be in agreement, but potential problems loom for the estate. In a short hearing on May 2, 2016,… Read More
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Paul Walker's Daughter Received $10.1 Million from Driver's Estate

The terms of a settlement between the daughter of late actor Paul Walker and the estate of the driver of the vehicle that Walker was riding in when the car crashed, killing the actor, went unnoticed for a year and a half. Paul Walker was a passenger… Read More
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IRS Now Allows IRA Distribution Deferrals

IRA growth after retirement has previously been limited by required mandatory distributions. A new deferment option now allows seniors the opportunity for more retirement account growth. Required minimum distributions from retirement accounts such as… Read More
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The End for 'To Kill a Mockingbird' in Schools?

A controversial decision by author Harper Lee's estate has many people wondering if 'To Kill a Mockingbird' will continue to be assigned reading in school. Reading Harper Lee's anti-segregation novel To Kill a Mockingbird has beco… Read More
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