Quote Originally Posted by MattKing View Post
The legislation that provides that the assets escheat to the state if there is no Will and there are no intestate heirs isn't there to provide for a windfall to the state...
Ahhh, but one must remember where this is taking place. The State of Illinois is broke and desperate after decades of fiscal mismanagement, and won't leave a revenue opportunity such as this alone. A friend of mine in Chicago, who knows Maloof and is familiar with the whole Vivian Maier saga, is worried that it has changed his life, and not necessarily for the better. He could end up broke and broken, trying to defend himself from the state.