Estate of Denial news clips (11/27/17)

Mom alleges abuse under probate guardianship: ‘I am stronger than them’ (MI)


November 14, 2017

A Farmington Hills mom says she was left to die inside a group home. Now, she is telling her story to warn others about how quickly anyone could go from living a normal life, to having their life taken over— legally, through a court-ordered guardianship.

“I had no rights. Anything they said, anywhere they put me, I couldn’t say no,” Niki Disner told 7 Investigator Heather Catallo.


Derzon Coins heir claims ex-law partner took his law firm and pocketed $1 million (WI)

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

November 15, 2017

Fresh from winning the brutal probate fight over the multimillion-dollar Derzon Coins business, Alan Derzon is engaged in a new courtroom brawl — this time with his former law partner.

It promises to be just as fierce as Derzon’s last court skirmish.


Attorneys For Victims In Las Vegas Massacre Ask Judge To Block Shooter’s Family From Controlling His Estate (NV)

PR Newswire

November 16, 2017

LAS VEGAS, Nov. 16, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Lawyers representing victims in the Las Vegas Massacre filed an objection in Probate Court to block Stephen Paddock’s family from taking command of Paddock’s estate, valued at more than 5 million dollars.

“We object to anyone associated with the shooter’s family, or an attorney of their choosing, from being able to gather the shooter’s assets, hold them, and determine how they are disbursed,” said attorney Alice Denton of Denton Cho Law Firm. “We are asking the Court to hold the shooter’s assets in trust and preserve and protect them for the victims.”


Stephen Paddock’s millions to be discussed in court (NV)


November 16, 2017

LAS VEGAS – For the families of those killed on Oct. 1, the shooter’s wealth is one key to compensation.

As we follow the aftermath of the tragedy, the issue of Stephen Paddock’s estate is in court Friday. Attorneys will argue over how the process should move forward. They’ve already been in court against MGM Resorts International and other parties connected to the shooting.


Stephen Paddock’s brother, Eric, shows up to court hearing about estate (NV)


November 17, 2017

LAS VEGAS – Lawyers representing victims of the 1 October shooting were in court Friday in an effort to start sorting out the estate of the shooter, Stephen Paddock who’s worth millions.  But during the hearing that lasted all of five or 10 minutes, there was an unexpected attendee.

Eric Paddock didn’t have a lot to say.