Category Archives: Attorney Fraud

Grabbing the Purse – Fort Worth Weekly

“The case of the Dorothy Luck Guardianship is a tragedy like so many others that play out in the probate courts across this nation. Everyday Judges with overreaching powers granted to them by our elected officials strip ordinary citizens of … Continue reading

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Legal guardians steal millions from elderly, report says

Legal guardians steal millions from elderly, report says With elderly abuse rising, government and courts consider stricter guidelines.Hot TopicsRead Dayton local news on your mobile phone By Randy Tucker, Staff Writer Updated 10:01 AM Thursday, October 28, 2010 A scathing … Continue reading

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Prominent lawyer’s life unravels amid claims of memory loss, allegations of will forgery | al.com

posted from : http://blog.al.com/live/2012/04/prominent_lawyers_life_unravel.html Published: Tuesday, April 10, 2012, 7:00 AM Updated: Tuesday, April 10, 2012, 2:19 PM By Brendan Kirby, Press-RegisterPress-Register MOBILE, Alabama — Grappling for two years with allegations of will fakery, longtime prominent Mobile area lawyer Richard … Continue reading

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State Bar rejects complaint against lawyer Richard Horne in fake will case

Reblogged from http://blog.al.com/live/2012/04/state_bar_rejects_complaint_ag.html#comment-20095839 MOBILE, Alabama — The Alabama State Bar has determined that there is insufficient evidence to discipline lawyer Richard Horne, whom a local insurance agent had accused of ethical lapses related to a will that a jury determined … Continue reading

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Sam Neill accused of federal tax fraud (NC) – Estate of Denial

Reblogged from http://www.estateofdenial.com Disbarred Hendersonville attorney Samuel Neill has been charged with federal tax fraud and making false statements, according to U.S. District Court records. And Neill’s lawyer says he will plead guilty to a tax violation on Monday. Neill … Continue reading

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A Settlement in the Astor Case – NYTimes.com

March 28, 2012, 6:29 pmA Settlement in the Astor Case By THE NEW YORK TIMESThe Times reported on Wednesday that a settlement had been reached in the court battle over the estate of Brooke Astor, the queen of New York … Continue reading

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Local attorney jailed again in guardianship case

Local attorney Michael J. Brown is back in jail after failing to satisfy a contempt order in Hinds County Chancery Court. Judge Dewayne Thomas today ordered Brown to be held again following a four-hour hearing. Thomas has found that Brown … Continue reading

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