Deal Being Crafted to Settle Fight Over Heiress' Estate

Los Angeles Times

January 26, 1996 

Attorneys for Demopoulos said they would not object to the former butler having some position in the Duke foundation.

But "it cannot be a Lafferty-controlled thing," said Don Howarth, a Los Angeles lawyer for the physician, who once was in line to be Duke's executor under a 1991 codicil. "Basically there were two critical things: that Lafferty not control [the board] and that Dr. Demopoulos should have a significant role."