Twin Cities stage show buffs may know that many community theaters rely on contributions beyond ticket sales to keep the curtains open. Following the death of its founder and primary benefactor, one community theater finds itself pursuing trust litigation as a matter of survival.
Golden Gophers fans throughout Minnesota certainly appreciate the value of good game day tickets, but most probably do not expect football tickets to be the fuel of a dispute over the family inheritance. Many sports organizations build provisions into their ticket licenses that expressly describe limitations on transferability or inheritability. For one diehard football family, however, ownership of perpetual season tickets appears to be the number one sticking point in a will contest that has lasted more than a decade.
Twin Cities music lovers may have felt inspired to root for Bruce Willis in the role of hero dad upon hearing rumors that the action star recently announced his intention to sue Apple in order to be able to include his iTunes library in his daughters' inheritance. The story certainly piqued the interest of every reader familiar with the fairly substantial investment that can go into amassing a respectable digital music library.
Many of our readers in the Twin Cities area may have been paying particular attention to discussions about the financial exploitation of vulnerable adults. It seems that some unscrupulous people will stoop to any level to enrich themselves at the expense of the elderly.