Etta James, the beloved R&B and blues singer, died mid-January due to leukemia complications. The singer, who is renowned for her soulful vocals by people of all ages, passed away leaving many assets and music rights behind.
The singer’s probate cases revealed she had suffered dementia along with other health issues. During the last weeks of her life, her two sons were in dispute with their stepfather over her $1 million estate.
Toward the end of 2011, they came to an agreement, but their stepfather is still the conservator.
When a family member passes, debate over estate and property division could complicate the probate process. For assistance, contact the probate lawyers at Barerra, Sanchez and Associates, P.C. at 956-287-7555.