Posts Tagged ‘probate court’

New Fairfield veteran home at last (CT)

NEW FAIRFIELD — When Lou Russo sits down to count his blessings on Thanksgiving Day, the first thing out of his mouth will probably be a joke. After all, the 96-year-old World War II veteran is feeling more like himself now that he is out of the nursing home where he was confined against his will Keep Reading…


Belfast lawyer accused of exploiting elderly clients indicted by grand jury (ME)

BELFAST, Maine — A Belfast lawyer accused last year of financially exploiting two elderly clients was indicted by the Waldo County grand jury on charges of theft and misuse of entrusted property on Thursday. Last October, the Waldo County Probate Court removed two elderly women from the control of William L. Dawson, 60, who had Keep Reading…


Eliot Spitzer to inherit millions more than siblings in dad’s will (NY)

Scandal-scarred former Gov. Eliot Spitzer was favored by his real-estate-titan father — who gave him millions more in his will than he left to his other two children, and who also appointed him executor of his $500 million estate. Spitzer, who resigned office in 2008 amid a prostitution scandal, was left 10 percent of his Keep Reading…


Anthony Marshall, convicted of looting mother Brooke Astor’s fortune, dead at 90: lawyer

Anthony Marshall, who plundered his mother Brooke Astor’s fortune and forced the beloved philanthropist to spend her final years languishing on a urine-stained couch, is dead at age 90. Marshall, who suffered from Parkinson’s and congestive heart failure, died early Sunday at New York-Presbyterian Hospital, his defense attorney Ken Warner said Monday. In a paid Keep Reading…


Senior says she was forced into nursing home (PA)

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — A prominent attorney and guardian plead guilty to stealing millions from her elderly clients. Now, a woman in a separate case says she too is a victim. Eyewitness News’ Investigative Reporter, Charlotte Huffman talks to the senior citizen who says she had everything taken from her and is being forced to live Keep Reading…

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