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Commissioner Regina Hill Faces Felony Charges and Suspension After Being Accused of Stealing the Money of an Elderly Woman– How Can You Protect Your Loved Ones?

April 5, 2024

An Orlando, Florida City Commissioner is accused of stealing hundreds of thousands of dollars from a 96-year-old woman. Orlando City Commissioner Regina Hill was arrested Thursday, March 28th, and is facing up to 180 years in prison for spending an elderly woman’s money on personal lifestyle changes. On Monday, Florida Governor Ron DeSantis announced the…

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Congratulations to Trey Lindley for Being Recognized in Super Lawyers Magazine

April 6, 2023

Lord & Lindley is pleased to announce Trey Lindley’s recognition in the 2023 edition of Super Lawyers. Trey Lindley was selected as a Super Lawyer in Estate and Trust Litigation, his fifth consecutive year receiving this award.  Trey was previously recognized as a Rising Star by Super Layers Magazine from 2012 through 2017, making this…

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Congratulations to Trey Lindley for Being Elected to Business North Carolina Magazine’s “legal Elite”

March 28, 2023

Lord & Lindley is pleased to announce Trey Lindley’s election to Business North Carolina magazine’s Legal Elite in Litigation for 2023. Business North Carolina magazine sends ballots to all active North Carolina lawyers asking them for the state’s best practitioners in their respective fields.  This year approximately 3% of North Carolina’s 30,000 active attorneys were…

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Dr. Oz Claims His Sister Forged Their Late Father’s Will—how Would He Make This Claim in North Carolina?

April 6, 2022

Famous TV doctor Mehmet Oz—better known as “Dr. Oz”—recently accused his sister, Nazlim, of forging their late father’s will and stealing millions from his estate.  A 2008 will left all of Mustafa Oz’s assets to the Mustafa Oz Foundation, a United States organization, and left Dr. Oz in charge of the foundation; however, Nazlim presented a…

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A Florida Judge Temporarily Blocked the Release Of Full House Star Bob Saget’s Death Investigation Records—what If He Died in North Carolina?

March 10, 2022

Famous comedian and actor Bob Saget was tragically found dead in the bed of his Ritz Carleton hotel room in Orlando, Florida, on January 9, 2021, at age 65.  As America was reeling from the sudden loss of their favorite TV dad, news broke that Saget died from blunt force head trauma, likely from an…

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NFTs: a Good Investment or a Litigation Risk?

February 10, 2022

NFTs—or non-fungible tokens—have been making headlines in recent months as the newest investment craze.  “At a very high level, most NFTs are part of the Ethereum blockchain. Ethereum is a cryptocurrency, like bitcoin or dogecoin, but its blockchain also supports these NFTs, which store extra information that makes them work differently from, say, an ETH…

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2pac’s Sister Sues the Executor and Special Trustee Of Their Late Mother’s Estate and Trust for Allegedly Embezzling Millions

January 20, 2022

Tupac Shakur, the rapper better known by his stage name “2Pac,” died on September 13, 1996, from gunshot wounds he received in a drive-by shooting in Las Vegas, Nevada.  Now, more than a quarter of a century later, 2Pac’s sister, Sekyiwa Shakur, along with the Tupac Amaru Shakur Foundation, are suing the executor and special…

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Shannen Doherty Wins $6.3 Million Verdict in Insurance Lawsuit Against State Farm

January 11, 2022

The year 2018 was devastating for California, as it saw “the deadliest and most destructive wildfire season on record in California.”  Celebrities were not immune from the destruction—the fires claimed several Hollywood homes, including those of Miley Cyrus, Neil Young, and Gerard Butler.  The home of Shannen Doherty, actress and Beverly Hills, 90210 star, also…

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Congratulations to Trey Lindley for His Selection to Business North Carolina’s 2022 Legal Elite for Litigation

January 5, 2022

Lord & Lindley is proud to announce Trey Lindley’s selection to Business North Carolina Magazine’s Legal Elite in Litigation for 2022. The annual publication lists the state’s top lawyers in various practices areas. Business North Carolina magazine sends ballots to all active North Carolina lawyers asking them for the state’s best practitioners in their respective fields.…

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Recent Changes to North Carolina’s Trusts and Estates Statutes Now Allow Living Probate for Trusts in Addition to Wills

December 7, 2021

Probate is a judicial procedure through which the validity of a testamentary document is established.  Typically, probate occurs after the testator dies.  However, some states allow for “living probate,” in which the validity of the testamentary document is established while the testator is still alive.  A living probate, therefore, can limit the likelihood that the…

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