3 Handwritten Wills Found In Aretha Franklin's HomeFranklin's lawyer for more than 40 years filed the wills and told a judge that he's not sure if they're legal under Michigan law. A hearing is scheduled for June 12.
Prince's Estate Sues Alleged European Piracy NetworkThe lawsuit seeks $2 million for each trademark violation.
Aretha's Lack Of A Will Could Make Things Rocky For HeirsAmong Franklin's more tangible assets are several pieces of property in the Detroit area that according to tax assessors' estimates are worth at least $2 million.
Report: Aretha Franklin Left No WillThe absence of a will means that Franklin's finances will become public.
Funeral Home Wants $35,000 It Spent On Ernie Banks' FuneralThe claim by Donnellan Family Funeral Services was filed Wednesday. It comes amid a legal challenge by Banks' widow, Elizabeth Banks, of a will Banks signed in October -- without her knowledge, she contends -- that leaves all his assets to longtime caregiver Regina Rice and nothing to her or Banks' children.
Ernie Banks' Caretaker Claims He Had Only $16,000 When He DiedA probate judge requested details about Ernie Banks' assets after an attorney for his former caregiver said the Hall of Famer had just $16,000 in assets when he died last month. Judge James G. Riley on Tuesday gave caretaker Regina Rice 30 days to provide that information.
Fatally Poisoned Lottery Winner’s Daughter, Wife Divvy Up His EstateThe widow and daughter of a West Rogers Park man who died from cyanide poisoning after winning a $1 million lottery jackpot have reached an agreement on how to divide his estate.
Curiosity Saved The Cat: Judge Blocks Execution Of FelineYou've heard curiosity killed the cat. In this case, curiosity actually saved one.
Michael Jordan's Highland Park Mansion Goes Up For SaleMichael Jordan’s Highland Park mansion is up for sale for $29 million.
Judge Refuses To Appoint Guardian For Missing Doctor's EstateA judge has refused a request by the sons of missing Northwest Indiana doctor Promila Mehta-Paul to name a legal guardian for her estate.