Estate of Denial news clips (6/23/17)

Redstone Faces Ex-Girlfriend’s Palimony Demand

Private Wealth

June 13, 2017

One of billionaire Sumner Redstone’s former girlfriends won court permission to pursue a claim that his daughter Shari invaded her privacy and pushed the media mogul to abandon his promise of lifetime financial support.

A Los Angeles judge on Monday refused to dismiss Sydney Holland’s complaint that Shari Redstone secretly paid her father’s staff to dig up confidential information that could be used to oust Holland from his life. Holland is seeking about half of Sumner Redstone’s liquid assets as palimony, or about 1 to 2 percent of his $5 billion estate, according to her attorney, Mark Holscher.


Playboy Model Katie May’s Estate Sues Chiropractor for Wrongful Death (CA)


June 14, 2017

Playboy model Katie May literally died at the hands of a chiropractor who had no idea what the hell he was doing and suspiciously tried to hide it … so claims her estate in a wrongful death lawsuit.

Alex Maimon — the executor of Katie’s estate and father of their 8-year-old daughter, Mia Eden — is suing Dr. Eric Marc Swartz. In the docs, obtained by TMZ, Maimon says a reasonable chiropractor would never have given Katie the “aggressive neck adjustment” that ultimately caused her death in February 2016.


Maine’s probate courts may get long-delayed overhaul

Lewiston Sun Journal

June 16, 2017

AUGUSTA — Fifty years ago, the voters of Maine approved a constitutional amendment that repealed their historic right to elect probate judges in each county.

But the referendum didn’t actually set a date for when that would happen. It was supposed to take place when the Legislature worked out how to create a new probate court system with full-time judges.