OJ Left Nothing To Pay $33M Debt To Ron Goldman's Family

(MARCA) O.J. Simpson's death on Thursday rekindled all that happened in 1994 when he was acquitted of murdering his wife Nicole Brown Simpson and her friend Ron Goldman.

While the former Buffalo Bills running back was acquitted of murder, the families of both victims made a civil lawsuit in 1997.  A California civil jury awarded 33.5 million dollars to the remaining members of Ron Goldman's family, a debt that was never paid when O.J. Simpson was alive.

Now that the former NFL star passed away, his long-time legal counselor Malcolm LaVergne was named as the executioner of the will, and while addressing the debt Simpson's estate had, he claimed that he would see that they receive nothing.

"It's my hope that the Goldmans get zero, nothing," LaVergne added "Them specifically. And I will do everything in my capacity as the executor or personal representative to try and ensure that they get nothing."

Simpson made it so his property was placed into The Orenthal Simpson Revocable Living Trust while signing that his last wishes for his remains would be attached to the will itself that was filed in Clark County, Nevada two days after he died, on April 12.

The will reads that it would be "administered as set forth herein without litigation or dispute of any kind" and that if a beneficiary, heir "or any other person" seeks to "set aside the administration of this Will, have this Will declared null, void or diminish, or to defeat any change any part of the provisions of this will," that they'd "receive, free of trust, one dollar ($1.00) and no more instead of any claimed interest in this will or its assets."

According to Goldman's father who is in charge of pursuing the completion of the debt and his Lawyer David Cook, the Estate owes the family more than $100 million and claims that if it is not paid "He died without penance," Cook said of Simpson. "He did not want to give a dime, a nickel to Fred [Goldman], never, anything, never."

Simpson's executor spoke with the Review-Journal claiming that Simpson was never legally forced to pay the civil judgment, and at this time "can't make a prediction right now as to what the value of the estate is."


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