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Bourdain leaves bulk of $1.2M estate to 11-year-old daughter

Globe-trotting chef, author and TV host Anthony Bourdain was worth $1.2 million when he died last month and left most of the estate to his 11-year-old daughter, according to court …

Death of Texas tycoon James Cotter, originally from Boise, leads to estate issues

Real estate tycoon and cowboy extraordinaire James F. Cotter died as he lived, sowing confusion among the people he loved.

Woman sentenced to prison for stealing from woman’s estate

A Winlock woman was sentenced to a year in prison after authorities say she stole nearly $44,000 from the estate of a woman who had recently died.

UPDATED: Mon., Oct. 30, 2017, 3:43 p.m.

Idaho artist’s estate suing creators of fictional biography

The estate of a southwestern Idaho artist is attempting to delay the release of a new children’s book about the artist and suing its creators.

Appeals court rejects 2 more would-be heirs to Prince estate

The Minnesota Court of Appeals says two descendants of a former security chief at Paisley Park who Prince reportedly regarded as a brother are not entitled to share in the …

UPDATED: Fri., May 19, 2017, 9:10 p.m.

Judge confirms Prince’s six siblings as heirs to his estate

A judge confirmed Prince’s six siblings to be his rightful heirs in a ruling released Friday, bringing them a big step closer to collecting their shares of the music legend’s …

UPDATED: Sat., April 29, 2017, 11:01 p.m.

Thousands turn out to own a piece of inventor Dr. Forrest Bird’s estate

Thousands of people came Saturday to look at the auction of items from the estate of physician and inventor Dr. Forrest Bird. Some came in the hope of buying one …

Deals ensure cash keeps flowing to unsettled Prince estate

A year after Prince died of an accidental drug overdose, his Paisley Park studio complex and home is now a museum and concert venue. Fans can now stream most of …

Inventory of Prince’s estate lists cash, property, gold bars

An inventory of Prince’s estate submitted to a probate court in Minnesota shows he had acquired tens of millions of dollars’ worth of real estate and other personal property before …

Teacher, librarian leaves $500,000 estate to Missoula Public Library

A former Missoula public school teacher and librarian has left her estate to the foundation for the Missoula Public Library’s children’s programming.

Number of Prince’s potential heirs sharply reduced by court

A Minnesota judge overseeing Prince’s estate narrowed down the wide pool of potential heirs for the late superstar’s fortune on Friday, ruling out nearly 30 claimants while ordering genetic testing …

Prince estate judge seals documents from would-be heirs

The Minnesota judge overseeing the Prince estate case has sealed the affidavits being filed by people claiming to be the rock superstar’s heirs, as well as responses from the trust …

2 possible heirs file claim in Prince estate

Two more purported heirs of the late megastar Prince filed a motion in Carver County District Court on Wednesday to intervene in his $100 million-dollar-plus estate.

UPDATED: Tue., May 10, 2016, 1:56 p.m.

Colorado inmate claims Prince is his father, seeks DNA test

A Colorado prison inmate has filed a paternity claim with a Minnesota court against the estate of Prince, the latest claimant in what could grow into a long line of …

Minnesota judge confirms administrator for Prince estate

A Minnesota judge has confirmed the appointment of a special administrator to oversee the settlement of Prince’s estate.

Heiress Bequeaths $150 Million In Art

A department store heiress has left 32 works of art worth $150 million to the Metropolitan Museum of Art and the Museum of Modern Art, The New York Times reported …

$100,000 Left To Animal Shelter

The first letter came late last year, saying the Lewis-Clark Animal Shelter had been named an heir in the will of an elderly woman. The Lewiston shelter had received bequests …

Apparent Paupers Leave Millions Behind

Raymond Fay, a retired science teacher, lived a solitary life in a sparse apartment with no phone, no television set and no car. He kept index cards detailing the thousands …

Ex-Executive Leaves Money To Gay Group Man Bequeaths $450,000 To Honor Son Who Died Of Aids

A former Boeing executive has left $450,000 to the Pride Foundation, the largest gift ever bequeathed to a gay and lesbian community foundation, foundation officials believe. William S. Lambert died …