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Helmsley Charitable Trust lets sleeping dogs lie

By Ashley Kasprzak, JVA Consulting Contentious issues arose about the Leona M. and Harry B. Helmsley Charitable Trust after Mrs. Helmsley passed away in 2007. The trustees had to sort out the intent of the Trust—primarily due to a single … Continue reading

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Leona Helmsley’s foundation to support more than dogs

The trustees for the foundation of Leona Helmsley, who died in 2007 and famously bequeathed the majority of her $5.2 billion in a trust for charities that support dogs (and $12 million in trust for her own dog, an amount … Continue reading

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