An Estate Battle Over Two Wills

An Estate Battle Over Two Wills

The May death of 79-year-old W. Marvin Rush II, the founder of what is today the largest commercial truck dealership chain in North America, has sparked an estate battle over the presence of two wills — one presented by his son, and the other by his widow. Son W.M....
Son Ordered To Pay Back Half His Inheritance

Son Ordered To Pay Back Half His Inheritance

A son who claimed his mother’s partner of 20 years was merely a “lodger” in her home has been ordered to hand him more than half of his £725,000 inheritance. James Campbell, 35, claimed his mother Sarah Campbell had told him her estate would be “all yours” when she...
Did This Billionaire Suffer Undue Influence?

Did This Billionaire Suffer Undue Influence?

Tom Benson was the billionaire owner of sports teams in New Orleans and businessman who died this year. But the estate battle over his fortune began before his death, amid accusations of undue influence. A lawsuit filed in January 2015 claimed that Benson was being...
Should An Heir Receive a Life of Luxury?

Should An Heir Receive a Life of Luxury?

A recent case heard in the United Kingdom has those watching wondering whether a marital life of luxury ought to be continued once one of the spouses dies. Should an heir have the right to a life of luxury? Construction tycoon Ian Wooldridge died in a helicopter crash...