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Legal battle continues over late doctor’s remains, estate (TX)

Estate of Denial

Dr. Oscar Michael Reichert died Monday, May 4, but a week later, no funeral, memorial service or visitation has been set. Officials from a crematorium in Winnsboro report they have his remains. Bates Cooper Sloan Funeral Home officials report that they don’t yet know if there will be a funeral or memorial service, but if Keep Reading…

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Was an 81-year-old wife, mother and grandmother abducted by her own daughter or rescued from a bad situation? (OH)

Fourough Bakhtiar is wearing a magenta cardigan and a beige springtime hat in the Lorain County Justice Center in early April. Looking across the courtroom from behind big, thick-framed glasses, the 81-year-old wife, mother and grandmother is the center of her family’s universe, though none of them, except her son-in-law Phillip Presutto, are here this Keep Reading…

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Caretaker: Ernie Banks’ estate has memorabilia, not hidden riches (IL)

CHICAGO — A list of items left behind by late Chicago Cubs great Ernie Banks includes his Hall of Fame ring and autographed baseballs from Bill and Hillary Clinton, but no big bank accounts or insurance policies. The Chicago Tribune reports that the list was filed in advance of a Wednesday hearing in Cook County Keep Reading…

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Woman arrested for forging new will after someone died (TN)

WALNUT RIDGE, AR (KAIT) – A Walnut Ridge woman was arrested Thursday for forging a will after someone else had died. On April 28, a victim told police that one of their relatives had died and she had found out that a new will had been entered into court two days after the death. The Keep Reading…

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Tom Benson family feud: Judge to rule on Texas jurisdiction in two weeks (TX/LA)

SAN ANTONIO — The complicated legal fight between Saints and Pelicans owner Tom Benson and his daughter over control of family assets in Texas will remain in limbo a little longer as a federal judge in San Antonio weighs which court should oversee the lawsuit. U.S. District Judge David Ezra heard arguments Thursday (May 21) over whether Keep Reading…

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Hoodwinked! Midnight hoist in the Texas House of Representatives

What happens when the rule of law increasingly bows to the whims and violations of unaccountable public officials? Lawlessness in every branch and a system of law that caters to the elite, not the people. Our system of law is slowly being eroded by those at the top levels of our government in every branch Keep Reading…

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Disbarred attorney charged with stealing $34,000 in funds (NY)

A Flushing man who was disbarred from the practice of law in New York State in 2007 has been charged with pilfering approximately $34,247 in purported legal fees and other expenses from a client couple who had hired him to handle the estate of a friend in 2012. “Despite being disbarred five years earlier, the Keep Reading…

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