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Did Mickey Rooney's widow really contest her late husband's Will?

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Yes. According to her attorney, Mickey Rooney's widow just filed a contest of her late husband's Will, in the probate department of the Los Angeles Superior Court. The complete story can be seen here:

From CNN: Mickey Rooney's widow contest's late actors Will

According to reports, the late actor's Will leaves everything to his stepson, and nothing to his wife of 34 years, Jan Rooney (they separated in 2012), or to his 8 biological children.

Unfortunately it doesn't look like there is much to fight over. Although he was the highest paid actor in Hollywood 70 years ago, Rooney's personal property totaled just $18,000 at his death, according to papers filed with his Will.

[For informaion only; may not be relied upon as legal advice.]