From the Editor’s Desk – Claims

By The Honorable William Houston Brown (Retired)

Widow’s family allowance claims. The former Chapter 11 debtor died while domiciled in Florida, leaving seven wills and naming various individuals as executors. No probate had begun on any will. Prior to the death, the case was transferred to the Southern District of Texas, where the debtor had been a successful surgeon, and it was converted after the death to Chapter 7. The debtor’s widow filed claims against both the bankruptcy and probate estates for domestic support obligations and family allowance. In a unique and interesting factual . . .

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