It was recently reported in the Sydney Morning Herald that the family of the late cricket star Richie Benaud are embroiled in legal action over his estate (reported here). Mr Benaud's former wife, Marcia, and their adult son, Gregory, have raised a court action against his second wife, Daphne, over how the estate is to be distributed.
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We're not referring to the internal conflict Gillian Flynn may be going through while she rewrites Hamlet as part of the Hogarth Shakespeare project. No, here we're looking at the New South Wales Supreme Court's judgment earlier this year (19th May 2014) on the conflict between upholding the wishes of the deceased and the rights of the family left behind under the Succession Act 2006 (NSW).
A judge in South Carolina ordered the state's attorney general to turn over records relating to the estate of soul singer James Brown to a freelance journalist investigating the court dispute over the estate.
An interesting legal battle has begun in England over the estate of one of the country's most famous contemporary artists, Lucian Freud, reports the Telegraph.
A dispute between NSW hoteliers Arthur Laundy and Robyn De Angelis over alleged changes to their mother's Will has settled, reports Business Review Weekly.