Thursday, January 28, 2016

So Who Gets The Money?

as reported by Samantha Spade

An investigator’s job is never done, especially when the victim is someone with Joe Gamble’s weird sense of humor.  I found the murderer, but then my lawyer asked me to look into a witness on his last Will.  She was not on all other 11 Wills.

Well, I searched and searched.  But nowhere could I find Fanny Wisp.  In fact, the address listed, 167 Forb Drive, Plainfield, didn’t even exist.  Finally, I compared the signature to Gamble’s.  Later, a handwriting expert confirmed what I suspected; Gamble had thrown another curve. 

He thought it was funny to tell his lawyer to just leave the Will at home with him in December, because Gamble had told his witnesses to come at the wrong time.  Then, he cancelled one witness, made up a name and signed as a witness to his own Will.

This makes a world of difference to his niece Candy Sweet.  In Illinois, if there are not two real witnesses to a Will, it is invalid.  That means the court will follow directions in the Will before this one.  That earlier Will (from November) gives everything to Abby Stern the housekeeper.

Now Stern will be able to buy that house she covets on Easy Street on the near south side of Plainfield.  In fact, she can buy practically any house.  She has inherited at least a few million dollars worth of land and cash.  By next week I will know what happens to the $3 million of insurance money that the murderer Johnny DoGood was supposed to get.

To make sure your own Will is properly drawn and executed, call my attorneys at (815) 436-1996 for an appointment. 

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