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5 famous family feuds

Cashing in on family money
Cashing in on family money

Blood is thicker than water, as they say. However, perhaps it should be added "but money is thicker than both." Particularly if the blood is blue, it would appear.

The truth is, a number of American dynastic families might best be described as "rich, famous -- and feuding." Whether it's Grandma cutting off the heirs, or the heirs allegedly abusing Grandma, there's plenty of evidence that money can't buy a happy home -- no matter how many you own. In fact, it may be the cause of the discord.

If the recession has left you feeling poor, the following family feuds may make you glad you don't have a fortune to fight over. When it comes to battling over estates, it would appear, where there's a will, there's a way to fight about it.

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