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Marlborough attorney disbarred for intentional misuse of trust funds (MA)

MetroWest Daily News

September 28, 2017

MARLBOROUGH – The state agency that oversees lawyers has disbarred a Marlborough attorney for intentional misuse of trust funds.

Joseph F. Ditommaso has been disbarred as of July 14, according to the Board of Bar Overseers.

In June 2014, Ditommaso represented the executor of an estate in the sale of real estate. The proceeds of the sale, about $400,000, were to be divided evenly among four heirs. Ditommaso promptly paid two of the heirs and held the funds of the two remaining heirs in escrow at their request, according to the board.


Frances Bean Cobain allegedly takes in over $100000 per month from father Kurt’s estate

New York Daily News

September 28, 2017

More and more is all we’re paid.

These could be the lyrics to the Frances Bean Cobain version of “All Apologies,” a song made famous by her father, grunge legend Kurt Cobain. Frances Bean Cobain reportedly earns a hefty check from her father’s estate every month. Court documents from her divorce proceedings with ex-husband Isaiah Silva show that Cobain, now 25, earns $95,496 per month for her father’s publicity rights, according to


Hugh Hefner’s Heirs: Who Inherits The ‘Playboy’ Founder’s $50M Fortune?

The Inquisitr

September 29, 2017

Rumors about Hugh Hefner’s heirs are beginning to materialize after the legendary Playboy founder’s death left everyone wondering: who inherits his multi-million-dollar fortune?

After Hugh “Hef” Hefner’s death on Wednesday, people have started talking about who gets the massive fortune he left behind. Because of his complicated and numerous marriages, it seemed like a grueling task to distribute his accumulated wealth from his publishing empire and other estates to his heirs.