Posts Tagged ‘probate court’

Probate victim spoke softly but was heard (AZ)

The first time I saw her, she was in a nursing home for welfare cases. She was sitting in a reclining chair in a drab common area, staring into space as the smell of urine and ammonia wafted through the room. It was a sad place to land toward the end of a long life Keep Reading…


Why you should care about guardianship abuse (FL)

New Times cover stories usually need no introduction. They are often straightforward profiles of the insane characters cluttering South Florida: a murderous male porn star, an internet Lolita, or a washed up professional football player now obsessed with orca whales. This week’s feature is a bit different, however. Yes, there are kidnappings, accusations of fraud, Keep Reading…


Mom apeals estate ruling in taser case (NH)

Chelsea — The mother of a Thetford man killed by a stun gun fired by a State Police trooper is appealing a probate judge’s decision to appoint the mother of the man’s young daughter as administrator of his estate. MacAdam Mason’s mother, Rhonda Taylor, was named administrator of his estate following his death in June Keep Reading…


Probate Problems: S.A. woman named in will denied her fair share (TX)

SAN ANTONIO — Four years after the death of Ardella Baker, the fight over her assets rages on. Baker died in May 2010 at the age of 85. She left her west San Antonio home and a small amount of money to her nine nieces and nephews and a foster daughter named Rosemary Mascorro. However, Keep Reading…


Court of appeal rejects challenge to codicil replacing executor (CA)

A person who was named as an executor in a will cannot contest a codicil by which the testator named someone else to that position, the Court of Appeal for this district ruled yesterday. Div. Five rejected a challenge to the codicil executed by Sonia Sobol, a landlord who died in 2012 at the age Keep Reading…

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