Category Archives: Probate

Farmer’s will worth €12.5 million recently lodged

A farmer’s will worth more than €12.5 million was recently lodged in the Probate Office in Dublin. Arthur Coldrick, a retired farmer of Athlumney, Navan, Co. Meath, who died on February 25, 2017, has left €12,550,737 in his will. Trevor FitzHerbert, Rockfield House, Rockfield, Kells, Co. Meath, and formerly of Blackcastle, Navan, Co. Meath, died on August 27, 2017, leaving €7,374,337 in his will. Walter Hemeryck, Coolquay, The Ward, Co. Dublin who died on July 3, 2017, has left €3,667,059. Sheila Boake, Rutland, Carlow, Co. Carlow, who died on August 8, 2017, left €2,845,078. John Lyne, Faughcullia, Muckross, Killarney, Co. Kerry, died on June 29, 2017, leaving €2,783,756 in his will. Hugh O’Keeffe, Kemmin’s Mill, Kilcock, Co. Meath, died on February 21, 2017, and left €2,022,853. Robert Stewart, Ards Little, Ramelton, Co. Donegal, who died on January 25, 2016,...
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Half of Prince’s Estate Will Go to Taxman 

Because Prince died intestate (i.e., without a will), nearly half of his assets could go to Taxes At a June 7th hearing this year, Douglas Peterson, attorney for Bremer Trust, said the special administrator has a duty to maximize the value of Prince's estate and that any delay in entering negotiations would interfere with its exercise of that duty. Because Prince died intestate (i.e., without a will), nearly half of his assets could go to pay State and Federal taxes, which are due on January 21, 2017, attorney Peterson told the Hollywood Reporter. His Estate has been variously estimated at $100 million to $500 million--it's hard to value future residuals on "Purple Rain" and other albums. Prince did on April 21 of what the Coroner called an accidental Fentanyl overdose. Following an autopsy,...
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