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Money, friends abandon ‘heir’-headed Astor kin Tony & Charlene Marshall (NY)

Since being convicted in 2009 of defrauding his mother, the late Brooke Astor, out of more than $60 million, Anthony Marshall has been out on appeal, hiding out with wife Charlene — or, as Mrs. Astor called her, “that bitch” — in their Upper East Side apartment. It is a cage, but no longer a Keep Reading…


Jury awards Purser family $18M in lawsuit (TX)

BELTON — A Bell County jury assessed more than $18 million in damages Friday night against the three remaining co-defendants in a protracted lawsuit involving the Purser family. After more than a day and a half of deliberations, the jury of seven women and five men assessed the brunt of the damages against Killeen personal Keep Reading…


Judge rejects colleagues’ bid to compel retroactive pay raise after 13-year impasse (NY)

Note to New York judges:  we’ve all lost purchasing power over the last 13 years!  It’s the result, in part, of devastating public policy positions – many of which many of you (or your cronies) likely supported.  And nothing about your position or perceived privilege should make you immune from the fallout.  Reap what you Keep Reading…


Penske shooting victim wants control of his life (GA)

MARIETTA, Ga. — Still partially paralyzed and in need of a twenty-four hour nurse, 38-year-old Zach Werner was in a Cobb County courtroom Tuesday trying to regain control of his life. He was one of five people shot by a disgruntled former employee at a Penske truck rental office in Kennesaw on January 12, 2010. Keep Reading…


Probate Judge Randy Kennedy: Nashville’s one-man wealth redistribution machine (TN)

Estate of Denial® was appreciative to see the Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof Blog once again mention the highly questionable conservatorship of Nashville singer/songwriter Danny Tate.  In Judge Kennedy, Davidson County, and Conservatorship Abuse, it is aptly noted that the recent order to publicly auction Tate’s home  “is only one incident in which Judge Kennedy Keep Reading…

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