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Lawyers Seek $300K in Estate Inheritance Case

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    Lawyers Seek $300K in Estate Inheritance Case
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    The lawyers who overturned a fired Portsmouth, New Hampshire, police officer's $2 million inheritance from a woman's disputed will are asking for more than $300,000 in legal fees from the city.

    The Portsmouth Herald reports attorney David Eby filed a motion in Strafford County probate court on behalf of two hospitals that financed the case.

    The money they're seeking represents a portion of what the city is expected to receive from the estate of Geraldine Webber.

    A judge in August dismissed Webber's 2012 will and trust, saying that former police Sgt. Aaron Goodwin acted on Webber's "fears and hopes" to extract her inheritance, which included a waterfront home, Cadillac, stocks and bonds.

    City attorney Robert Sullivan says he plans to object to the lawyers' requests.

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