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The Perils of Promises...Marlon Brando's Story

The Perils of Promises...Marlon Brando’s Story Legendary Oscar-winning actor Marlon Brando left the bulk of his estate (worth approximately $26 million) to his producer and other associates. Brando created a valid last will and testament. However, he did not include his longtime housekeeper Angela Borlaza – who later sued alleging that Brando promised that she would inherit a home from him when he died. A Promise Is A Promise… While a promise is a promise, not all promises are legally equal. In the courtroom, an oral promise is usually not treated the same as a written promise. In this case, Brando either never promised Borlaza anything or promised to give her the home, but never got around

Fred Thompson Estate: A Family Battle A Year Later

Many people likely remember Fred Thompson from his many roles in blockbuster hollywood films and television shows, like Law and Order, and Die Hard 2. Mr. Thompson is also remembered, especially in Tennessee, as US Senator Fred Thompson. Sadly, Mr. Thompson died on November 1, 2015, due to lymphoma. Though almost one year has passed since his death, a battle is still being waged over whom should inherit what from the late Senator’s estate. Mr. Thompson drafted and executed a last Will and Testament, which is one form of estate planning, or giving what you want, to whom you want, however you want to give it. Normally, when a person passes away and that person left a Will, then the Will is

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