My colleague in Florida, Juan Antunez (The Florida Probate Litigation Blog), has been reporting on a feud which has erupted following the death of Rosa Parks . Juan cites The Wall Street Journal story on November 16 which details a dispute between relatives of the civil rights pioneer and those who were handling her business affairs prior to her death.

The legal representatives named in her will have been sued by her nephew , William McCauley who has filed a petition to contest the will and to be named as his aunt’s legal representative . McCauley claims that Ms. Parks lacked the mental capacity to make a will and was subject to undue influence when it was executed.