Wednesday, April 9, 2014
A few weeks before his death at age 93, Mickey Rooney signed his last will leaving his modest $18,000 estate to his stepson/caretaker while leaving out his eight surviving children and his estranged wife.
His family is now fighting over where to bury Rooney. A judge has ruled that no one can claim Rooney’s body from the mortuary until the fight is resolved.
Special thanks to Joel Dobris (Professor of Law, UC Davis School of Law) for bringing this article to my attention.