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New Maryland Slayer’s Law to Disinherit Murderers from Victim’s Estate

What sounds like the plot of a BBC murder mystery tragically became reality for the family of Ann Sue Metz in 2009, when her husband killed her and inherited her estate. Though he was convicted and sentenced for the crime, … Continue reading

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The Beneficiary’s Right to Know the ‘Rain Man’

In the 1988 film “Rain Man,” the estranged son of a millionaire discovers he has been essentially cut out of his father’s estate. Upon his father’s death, Charlie Babbitt (Tom Cruise) inherits a 1949 Buick Roadmaster and a collection of … Continue reading

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