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Judge delays Casey Moreland trial as corruption investigation continues (TN)

The Tennessean

May 25, 2017

Casey Moreland returned to a Nashville courtroom on Thursday to ask to delay his trial in a federal bribery and obstruction of justice case.

Federal prosecutors said during the hearing that as Moreland’s obstruction case is proceeding toward trial, there is still a broad corruption investigation ongoing. That probe may take some time.


Abu Dhabi non-Muslim expats can now identify heirs upon death

The Filipino Times (press release)

May 25, 2017

Non-muslim expats in Abu Dhabi can now be sure their properties will be properly transferred to whoever they want to when they die.

This comes after the government changed rules about the processing of wills in the capital. Under the new rule, expats can now register a will for about Dh500.


Macomb County Probate Public Administrator resigns after 7 Action News investigation (MI)


May 25, 2017

MOUNT CLEMENS, Mich. (WXYZ) – The 7 Investigators are getting results yet again with our investigation into the probate courts, with a high-profile resignation.

7 Investigator Heather Catallo has been showing you how several local families have been losing large parts of their inheritance to certain public officials and real estate brokers.


Judge Says Richard Dabate Must Reveal What He Did With Slain Wife’s Money (CT)

Hartford Courant

May 26, 2017

A probate judge Friday gave Richard Dabate Jr. 60 days to file an accounting of what he did with his slain wife’s finances while he was administrator of her estate for the past 17 months.

On the same day Probate Judge O. James Purnell III issued his order seeking a “final accounting of (Dabate‘s) doings,” Dabate appeared before another judge in Superior Court for a brief pretrial hearing on charges that he murdered Connie Dabate on Dec. 23, 2015.