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$300 Million Huguette Clark Estate Contest Reaches Court, Stalls

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  When settlement in the case, which delayed the start of a civil trial. The case includes more than 60 attorneys, so the lack of an agreement among them was almost expected. Jury selection began on the case on Thursday, September 19, but was

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Written by Michelle Fabio

October 2nd, 2013 at 8:07 am

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Sister of Michael Clarke Duncan May Dispute Will

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The sister of deceased actor Michael Clarke Duncan has hired a lawyer to investigate whether her brother was unduly influenced when he changed his will several months before his death. Duncan, best known for his role in The Green Mile, died last September at age 54 after a heart attack suffered two months previously. He […]

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Written by Michelle Fabio

April 18th, 2013 at 9:41 am

Update on Sherman Hemsley Estate Battle: DNA Test Ordered

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Just a quick update on a post we shared last month about actor Sherman Hemsley’s funeral being delayed by a will dispute. In late September, Judge Patricia B. Chew of El Paso County’s probate court ordered Richard Thornton, who came forward to challenge Hemsley’s will claiming he is the late actor’s brother, to have DNA […]

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Written by Michelle Fabio

October 11th, 2012 at 12:05 pm

Sherman Hemsley’s Burial Delayed by Will Dispute

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The burial of actor Sherman Hemsley is being held up over a disagreement concerning his will. Hemsley, best known as television’s George Jefferson, had signed a will just six weeks before his death leaving his entire estate to his “beloved partner” Flora Enchinton. Enchinton says she had known Hemsley for twenty years and lived with […]

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Written by Michelle Fabio

September 6th, 2012 at 3:18 pm