Deal divides Huguette Clark's $300 million estate
A deal has been reached to divide up the $300 million estate of the reclusive heiress Huguette Clark, a shy artist who lived her last 20 years in New York hospitals while her palatial homes sat empty.
Deal proposed in Huguette Clark estate trial
A proposed settlement in the $300 million estate of the reclusive heiress Huguette Clark would give more than $30 million to her relatives, most of whom never met her. The deal would give nothing to her longtime nurse, who would have to pay back $5 million of the $31 million that she already received in gifts while Clark lived.
Jury selection starts, stops in heiress' estate trial
After settlement talks collapsed again, jury selection began Thursday morning in New York in the trial to determine who will inherit the $300 million estate of Huguette M. Clark, the reclusive heiress to a copper mining fortune.
Huguette Clark trial delayed for last try at settlement
A last-ditch effort at a settlement is delaying Tuesday's scheduled start of the trial to determine who will inherit the $300 million estate of Huguette M. Clark, the reclusive heiress to a copper mining fortune, attorneys said Monday. To allow time for negotiations, jury selection has been put off until Thursday morning in Surrogate's Court in Lower Manhattan.
'Empty Mansions' excerpt: Meet Huguette Clark's 'little people'
The first of three excerpts adapted from the new book "Empty Mansions" looks at reclusive heiress Huguette Clark's fascination with dolls and miniature houses.
'Empty Mansions' excerpt 2: How doctors, hospital sought gifts from heiress
The second of three excerpts from the new book “Empty Mansions” details heiress Huguette Clark’s 20-year stay in hospital rooms – and those hospitals’ attempts to solicit large donations from her.
'Empty Mansions' excerpt 3: Heiress Clark's $60M nurse: 'I give my life to Madame'
This is the third of three excerpts adapted from the new book "Empty Mansions: The Mysterious Life of Huguette Clark and the Spending of a Great American Fortune," by NBC News investigative reporter Bill Dedman and Paul Clark Newell, Jr.
Doctor gives up $100,000 gift as Huguette Clark estate negotiations collapse
NEW YORK — Settlement negotiations have broken down in the battle for the $300 million estate of reclusive heiress Huguette Clark, according to several of the 60 attorneys involved.
A look at Huguette Clark's jewelry collection
Freed from their bank vault by the executor of the estate, the jewels of copper heiress Huguette Clark go on sale at Christie's New York on April 17, including a rare pink diamond and these emerald, pearl and diamond ear pendants. Which piece do you prefer?
A photo narrative from msnbc.com
The Clarks: an American story of wealth, scandal and mystery
Why are the mansions of one of America’s richest women sitting vacant? Click to follow this photo narrative of the reclusive Huguette Clark and her father, William Andrews Clark, the "Paris millionaire senator." Where is Huguette Clark? And what will become of her fortune?
Amid inquiry, billionaire heiress’ family steps in
Sept. 5, 2010: While 104-year-old Huguette Clark lays in a hospital bed, the two men managing her fortune are being investigated for mishandling her funds. NBC’s Jeff Rossen reports.
Where is mystery heiress?
July 30, 2010: The estates of fabulously wealthy heiress Huguette Clark have been immaculately maintained — but empty — for decades. But at 104, she’s still alive — in a drab hospital room. The TODAY Show's Bob Dotson reports.
The fabulously wealthy Huguette Clark was a staple of Jazz Age headlines. But while her magnificent properties remain immaculately maintained to this day, she hasn’t been seen in decades.