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Surrogate Court dockets are filled with cases involving familymembers fighting over the assets and intentions of a deceasedparent or spouse. Probate Wars of the Rich & Famous: AnInsider's Guide to Estate Planning and Probate Litigationtracks the estate litigation cases of Anna Nicole Smith, BrookeAstor, Michael Jackson, Nina Wang, Jerry Garcia and Leona Helmsleyand identifies the five universal factors that caused suchdisputes. Each chapter provides estate planning insights designedto help individuals plan their estates without causing litigation.If, however, probate litigation cannot be avoided, the book alsoprovides invaluable lessons about undue influence claims, how toremove a fiduciary, demanding an estate accounting and claimsseeking to set aside lifetime transfers that undermined thedecedents intentions. Few - if any - estate planning booksutilize colorful celebrity accounts to provide meaningful insightsand actionable advice.