In this case, upon the death of Charles Kuralt, a well know television
Question # 00165233 Posted By: Updated on: 01/02/2016 11:20 PM Due on: 02/01/2016
Subject Economics Topic General Economics Tutorials:
In this case, upon the death of Charles Kuralt, a well know television journalist in the 1960s and '70s,his secret lover files a claim against his estate claiming that he promised her a certain property prior to his death. Read Case 52-3,In Re the Estate of Charles Kuralt, on page 1149. (link to full decision: http://caselaw.findlaw.com/mt-supreme-court/1490168.htmlhttp://caselaw.findlaw.com/mt-supreme-court/1490168.html Do you think that Shannon should prevail in her claim for part of Kuralt’s estate? Why or why not? How does this case illustrate the importance of having a clear estate plan when there are joint interests in a family business and property?
Solution: In this case, upon the death of Charles Kuralt, a well know television