The South Carolina Supreme Court Said The Settlement Went Against Brown's Wishes

4:16 PM, Feb 27, 2013   |    comments
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Columbia, SC -- James Brown's family won't be getting as much money from his estate as they thought they would. The South Carolina Supreme Court overturned a settlement dividing the multimillion-dollar estate, saying it went against Brown's wishes. Brown had wanted most of his money to go to charity. The settlement gave half the estate to a charitable trust, a quarter to his widow and left the rest to be split among his adult children. The estate has been sent back to a lower court to be reconsidered.

Associated Press

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