In the continuing saga of Anna Nicole Smith, a federal appeals court has ruled that she, and now her estate, is not entitled to any of her late husband, J. Howard Marshall’s millions. For an excellent write up of the case, see my fellow Florida Probate attorney and blogger, Juan Antunez’s post here.
I’ll write more on this myself as it develops, but here are some articles to check out: Smart Money: Michael Jackson’s Death and Your Estate Plan Reuters: Hello Goodbye: Jackson’s Beatles rights at risk Wall Street Journal: Getting Personal: Jackson Estate a Tangled Affair Business Week: Settling Michael Jackson’s Estate may be a Thriller. At… Read More
As I Iook out the window of my office, I can see the Broward County Courthouse. As an estate planning attorney who also practices probate administration, having an office across the street from the courthouse makes attending hearings very convenient. But today, as I look out at the Courthouse I am reminded of what triggered… Read More
Just a quick update to my earlier post on Anna Nicole Smith’s attorneys petitioning the Supreme Court to intervene in their case. According to Howard Bashman’s How Appealing Blog, the AP is reporting that “”Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy has turned down a plea for help from the estate of Anna Nicole Smith in a… Read More