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Who was Melvin Dummar?

Melvin Dummar was at the center of a story about a contested will.   This story was played out on the front pages of newspapers all over the country, in 1976.  In this story, the decedent was Howard Hughes – a flamboyant, mega-rich, eccentric icon of American...

More Money Than She Knew What to Do With

The 2013 book “Empty Mansions: The Mysterious Life of Huguette Clark and the Spending of a Great American Fortune,” was a #1 New York Times bestseller in the fall of 2013.  It is the story of a young heiress to an copper mining fortune, her life, and her...

Unprepared for Spouse’s Early Death

Are you prepared if the unthinkable happens to your spouse?  Charlotte Fox, author of “And Then There Was One: A Comprehensive Workbook Guide for End-Of Life Preparedness and Transitioning After the Loss of a Loved One” was not. When her husband died unexpectedly at...