Cozen O’Connor: Key Takeaways From the Buzz Aldrin Family Dispute [Daily Business Review]

Key Takeaways From the Buzz Aldrin Family Dispute [Daily Business Review]

Jason Domark, Charles C. Kline and Reid Kline discuss famous astronaut Buzz Aldrin settling a lawsuit with two of his children and his former business manager. The complaint, filed in Florida state court, alleged that the defendants assumed access to Aldrin's personal credit cards, bank accounts, trust money, space memorabilia and other property. It alleged that the defendants were self-dealing and that they established a de facto guardianship over Aldrin. The claims included breach of fiduciary duty, exploitation of the elderly, undue influence, conversion, conspiracy and others. In response, Aldrin’s children sought to stay the action pending resolution of a separate incapacitation proceeding.

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