Music fans in Illinois and across the country enjoyed the music of Tom Petty while he was alive. However, he is in the news after his death because of alleged impropriety by his widow. According to a lawsuit filed in Los Angeles County court, she engaged in a breach of her fiduciary duty along with several other named and unnamed parties. Specifically, she reportedly failed to fund an LLC called Petty Unlimited as directed in his will.
Film buffs in Illinois may have heard about filmmaker John Singleton's recent sudden death from a stroke at the age of 51. Reports suggest that there might be litigation associated with his estate. Singleton's will is purportedly from 1993. At that time, he had only one child. When he died on April 17, he had seven children.