Investigated Pair Still Controls Huguette Clark’s Fortune

A judge on Thursday rejected the request of Huguette Clark’s relatives to appoint a guardian for the 104-year-old heiress, saying their claim relies on hearsay. The judge left her affairs in the hands of an attorney and accountant who are being investigated by the district attorney.

Without a hearing, Judge Laura Visitación-Lewis of New York County Supreme Court said the relatives’ petition was “insufficient in its hearsay, conclusory and speculative assertions” on the capacity of Clark to handle her affairs.

A parallel criminal investigation by the Manhattan district attorney continues into the handling of Clark’s wealth, estimated at $500 million.

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Investigated Pair Still Control Huguette Clark’s Fortune

4 Responses to “Investigated Pair Still Controls Huguette Clark’s Fortune”

  1. Anonymous Says:

    >Why are they being investigated?Same reason I want to see the story out!

  2. Steve Says:

    >I am glad there is an independent criminal investigation as that is what ultimately will benefit Ms. Clark.

  3. StandUp Says:

    >I do agree that just because Huguette Clark is 104, doesn't mean she's incompetent. Assuming so, is an example of ageism.

  4. Barbara Says:

    >Ok, the court doesn't want to put in a guardian based on hearsay. That's good and well.But the accountant and lawyer should be removed until the investigation is completed nontheless.

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