Like Shakespeare's Kate, hard to live with—and without

Ditchley can't recall exactly when he first began to suspect that the lawyers were out to get him. Maybe it was when, as a young man, he bought a modest house—and had to take out a second mortgage to pay the lawyer's closing fee. Maybe it was when Grandmother left some money, and Ditchley, through his grief, began dreaming of a nice vacation and maybe enough left over for a snowblower. Then the lawyers got into the act, clucking about what a mess Grandmother had left and how lucky...

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