A recent article in the Wall Street Journal told the story of Melvin Simon, a mall magnate from the Midwest who in the last year of his life changed his $1 billion will to favor his second wife at the expense of his children from his first marriage.

In the process his hand was apparently guided to sign the documents. After his death the eldest daughter sued the second wife.

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