Monthly Archives: May 2014

Litigation in wealthy families—how heirs are helping other families. Part One: Olivia Boyce Abel

By Barbara Blouin with Olivia Boyce Abel

My third book, Labors of Love: The Legacy of Inherited Wealth, Book 2 (one of nine Inheritance Project publications) includes two accounts about the harmful and potentially irreversible damage done by lawsuits over family-owned property (land) or family-owned businesses. One of these features Olivia Boyce-Abel’s work with families where conflict is brewing over family lands and/or homes. The other story from Mark J. (a pseudonym), part two of this subject, (I’m still working on it) is about large family businesses, which, of course, includes real estate.

Continue reading