The Court of Appeal affirmed a Riverside judge’s decision not to throw out four elder abuse restraining orders requested to protect a real estate investor’s $40 million estate from his stepfamily.
Thomas Tedesco’s daughter, Laura White, had filed her elder abuse restraining orders against her stepmother, her stepsister and three of their hired attorneys. White claimed they had isolated Thomas and sought to gain control of his estate after he became intellectually impaired from multiple surgeries.
The published opinion is the fifth appellate ruling regarding the estate.
According to the appellate ruling, the following occurred.
Tedesco, who is currently in his