Southern California Super Lawyers Profiles Terry Franklin in “Last Will, New Testament”

Partner Terry Franklin was featured in Southern California Super Lawyers magazine discussing his search for the story behind the relationship between his fourth great-grandfather and his “mulatto” slave Lucy, and the will that set his ancestors free. Mr. Franklin describes his journey to obtain a digital copy of the handwritten will, including an inventory, an appraisal, court documents and proof that it was in fact, a contested will. During this process, Mr. Franklin began writing the novel The Last Will of Lucy Sutton and is also collaborating on a script for a proposed three-part miniseries about Lucy.

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