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Heiress’s 9-Figure Estate Finally Split After Debate Over 2 Wills

Imagine if one of your relatives had a $300 million estate, and that relative recently passed away. When you learn of what assets will be passed on to you, a rumor emerges that your deceased relative may have had multiple wills, and that one of the wills was conceived under somewhat nefarious circumstances. It's possible that some people, who may not have had any real personal connection or right to your deceased relative's estate, found a way into the will by manipulating your relative as he or she declined.

Legal Battle Ensues Over Body of Legendary Athlete Jim Thorpe

Jim Thorpe is one of the most prolific and iconic athletes in American history; and in the early 20th century, he was known for being truly great at numerous sports, including football, basketball, baseball and track and field. He won Olympic medals and played in multiple professional sports leagues in America. He died at the age of 64; and upon his death in 1953, his third wife declared that Thorpe -- who was born in Oklahoma -- would be buried in a new Pennsylvania town that would take his name.

Estate Planning is not Reserved for the Middle-Aged and Elderly

Imagine that your daughter is away at college and she suffers serious injuries after a freak accident on campus. She is in the hospital and unable to respond, physically or verbally. But, rest assured, you will be privy to all the information doctors have on your daughter, because you're her parent. You're family. That's the way this works, right?

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