Family fights over an aging loved one end up in court through guardianship and conservatorship proceedings all too often, especially in second-marriage families.

Then there’s the family of Zsa Zsa Gabor, a ninth-marriage family. Gabor’s ninth husband, Prince Frederic von Anhalt, and her daughter, Francesca Hilton, have famously been fighting each other for years. Hilton says she is not happy with the way her step-father is controlling Gabor and isolating her, and filed a court case after von Anhalt announced that he wanted his 94-year-old wife to be a mother again via a surrogate mother, an act that could in fact make Gabor a parent again, at least legally.

Register or login for access to this item and much more

All Financial Planning content is archived after seven days.

Community members receive:
  • All recent and archived articles
  • Conference offers and updates
  • A full menu of enewsletter options
  • Web seminars, white papers, ebooks

Don't have an account? Register for Free Unlimited Access