The Will 3 Seasons 2011
1. The Estate of Conway Twitty At the age of 59, famed country star Conway Twitty dies, leaving a $15-million estate to his four children. But Conway's widow is legally entitled to one-third of the estate. Fighting for her share, an ugly legal battle unfolds in the family.
2. The Estate of Art Hadley Sarah Hadley, daughter of Art Hadley, the inventor of the expansion bracelet, dies at the age of 75. Her death triggers the distribution of a $7-million trust, but relatives from near and far feud as to who should really take home the money home.
3. The Estate of Johnny Taylor Johnnie Taylor, R&B musician, dies at 66 leaving behind a million-dollar estate. His six children expect to split his estate, until three strangers claim they're Taylor's children as well. Challenging the news, a 2-year legal battle ensues.
4. The Estate of Lillian Booth Philanthropist Lillian Garis Booth dies at 92, leaving $10-million to her nephew Robert Reldan, a convicted serial killer serving a life sentence. In an effort to stop the inheritance, the father of one of his victims wages an epic legal battle.
5. The Estate of Rock Hudson Rock Hudson dies in 1985 with AIDS. His death sparks a bitter lawsuit by Marc Christian who claims Hudson knowingly exposed him to HIV. The trial leads to a landmark decision about a partner's duty to disclose a potentially deadly diagnosis.
6. The Estate of Wayne Perry The death of renowned, 55-year-old Country songwriter Wayne Perry in Ohio on May 15, 2005, sparks a five-year legal battle between his four children and his faith-healing evangelical sister for an estate valued at over a million dollars.
7. The Estate of Tammy Wynette In 1998, singer Tammy Wynette dies at 55 leaving four daughters, her fifth husband, and two large life insurance policies. When her daughters get cut out, they question the events of their mother's death. The scandal rocks the country music industry.
8. The Estate of Richie Valens February 3, 1959, Ritchie Valens, singer of “La Bamba,” dies in a tragic plane crash at the age of 17, leaving behind little more than his song writing credits. His death triggers a three-decade long battle to secure his legacy.
9. The Estate of Ted Williams July 2002, baseball legend Ted Williams dies, his youngest children whisk his body away to be cryogenically preserved, although his will requested cremation. Ted's eldest daughter goes to court to get his body returned, exposing a troubled family history.
10. The Estate of Andy Warhol In 1987, Andy Warhol, the legendary artist, dies in a New York Hospital from complications after a routine operation. His death sets off a race to grab his millions and a fierce battle over the value of art that threatens his legacy as a cultural icon.
interesting stuff. to bad the lawyer seems to have gotten away with some of it. eventually fate will deal with himPublished 4 months ago by BILL WILLIAMS
Very good but I purchased for my wife and she has not yet viewed the item and probably won't until I connect my computer to the TV.Published on July 4, 2013 by Gerald Herd
It is interesting to see what the real news in regards to famous people estates. It is amazing how distorted some things become due to media.Published on February 6, 2013 by Victoria