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(The New York Times)   James Brown left millions to beneficiaries when he died in 2006, including underprivileged children in Georgia and South Carolina. But then lawsuitarity ensued, and as of now no one's gotten a cent   ( nytimes.com) divider line
    More: Sad, James Brown, Marriage, Mr. Brown, Supreme Court of the United States, Appeal, Ms. Hynie, South Carolina, estate  
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2018-02-04 01:55:38 PM  
Good god.
 
2018-02-04 02:01:49 PM  
Lots of billable hours, though
 
2018-02-04 02:51:27 PM  
Wasn't this the plot of the Dickens novel Bleak House?
 
2018-02-04 03:44:52 PM  
Blood is thicker than water but not nearly as useful as cash.
 
2018-02-04 03:59:01 PM  
That's living in America.
 
2018-02-04 04:15:04 PM  
I feel bad.

/No, seriously, I feel bad.
 
2018-02-04 04:16:43 PM  
Traumatic Stress - Who the Fuck is James Brown
Youtube hJNRtkcNNhg
 
2018-02-04 04:33:42 PM  
Scumbags gotta scum
 
2018-02-04 04:40:03 PM  
Not true -- the lawyers have been getting it all.
 
2018-02-04 04:42:40 PM  
What a bunch of f*cking parasites hope they get NOTHING.
 
2018-02-04 04:51:20 PM  

Bslim: What a bunch of f*cking parasites hope they get NOTHING.


Hard to not agree with that.
 
2018-02-04 05:12:10 PM  
Won't have a problem with my estate, don't have shiat, not leaving shiat. Unless my kids want to fight over about 500 hot wheels.
 
2018-02-04 05:16:04 PM  

jmr61: Bslim: What a bunch of f*cking parasites hope they get NOTHING.

Hard to not agree with that.


Yep, a pack of vultures who were descending on the body even before it had stopped breathing.
 
2018-02-04 05:16:57 PM  

iseetheghost: Won't have a problem with my estate, don't have shiat, not leaving shiat. Unless my kids want to fight over about 500 hot wheels.


They will....It's family.
 
2018-02-04 05:58:49 PM  

iseetheghost: Won't have a problem with my estate, don't have shiat, not leaving shiat. Unless my kids want to fight over about 500 hot wheels.


I'm planning on having the last laugh, every day I tell them about the valuable things in my office safe which will be found empty when I die.
 
2018-02-04 06:41:38 PM  
Make a law that a maximum of 5% of the estate value can be billed by lawyers, and suits like these would be done in days instead of years.
 
2018-02-04 07:28:29 PM  

Remarkable_Anus: iseetheghost: Won't have a problem with my estate, don't have shiat, not leaving shiat. Unless my kids want to fight over about 500 hot wheels.

They will....It's family.


My siblings can fight all they want over my parents estate. Unlike them I got a real job and can support myself.

/moved away the moment I turned 18 for a reason
 
2018-02-04 07:34:14 PM  
 
2018-02-04 07:39:51 PM  
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2018-02-04 09:29:52 PM  
Pass a law: Once the estate's taxes and debts are paid, that assuming minor children and a spouse are provided for, the will is final.
 
2018-02-05 11:07:14 AM  

iseetheghost: Won't have a problem with my estate, don't have shiat, not leaving shiat. Unless my kids want to fight over about 500 hot wheels.


One of the kids will check the collectors price, and discover you have rare cars, and the whole thing is worth over hundreds of thousands of dollars.
 
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