Attorney Schomer was a featured expert on the nationally syndicated Dr. Phil Show. The episode concerned allegations of manipulation of a family member to obtain an inheritance. The guests included four nieces, Pat, Linda, Barbara and Carol, who were beneficiaries under their Aunt Virginia’s estate plan. Under Aunt Virginia’s original estate plan, three of the nieces were to receive $10,000 each with the large balance designated for the youngest sister Carol. In the last years of her life, Linda encouraged Aunt Virginia to relocate and shortly thereafter, the estate plan was changed to include Linda’s children and significantly reduce the gift left for Carol. Click here to learn more about how Dr. Phil worked with the family to resolve the issue.
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