Archive for June 9th, 2011

L’Oreal heiress scandal is back in the headlines

The legal battle between L’Oreal heiress Liliane Bettencourt and her daughter Francoise Meyers has re-erupted. On Wednesday French daily Le Monde reported that Meyers had made a fresh application for her mother to be made a ward of court (effectively under the guardianship of a judge), an issue that was apparently resolved in December 2010. Keep Reading…


Leona Helmsley’s pampered Maltese ‘Trouble,’ one of the world’s richest dogs, dies at age 12

Leona Helmsley‘s pampered pooch “Trouble,” who inherited $12 million from the real estate mogul, has died at the age of 12. That’s 84 in dog years. Like many Americans, the pampered Maltese retired to Florida in 2007, shortly after Helmsley died. Carl Lekic, the general manager of the Helmsley Sandcastle hotel in Sarasota, cared for Keep Reading…


The 10 most infamous family inheritance feuds

Nothing is certain but death and taxes, and where those two intersect — wills and the estates people leave behind when they pass — there’s supposed to be some certainty as well. Wills are supposed to be final. But unsurprisingly, sometimes heirs and potential heirs don’t see them that way. A $100 million estate left Keep Reading…


Britney Spears escapes deposition in defamation case — for now

Britney Spears former manager Sam Lutfi has been dealt a huge setback in his lawsuit against the Toxic singer and her parents for breach of contract, defamation and libel, is exclusively reporting. EXCLUSIVE DOCUMENTS: Britney Escapes Deposition Lutfi had filed a motion in the ongoing dispute seeking an independent psychiatric exam of Britney because Keep Reading…


Live and Let Live (June 5, 2011)

Lou Ann Anderson Live and Let Live (June 5, 2011) Lou Ann Anderson, creator and online producer of, joined host Gary Johnson on Live and Let Live, a program broadcast on the Rule of Law Radio network, to discuss the implications of Britney Spears’ ongoing conservatorship (guardianship) as well as the Josephine Smoron estate Keep Reading…