The Presleys are all shook up.
As Priscilla Presley and granddaughter Riley Keough put together to battle it out in court docket for management of the late Lisa Marie Presley‘s multi-million-dollar belief, Lisa Marie’s ex Michael Lockwood has made a authorized submitting of his personal.
Earlier this week, in accordance with court docket paperwork obtained by a number of retailers together with Web page Six, the 61-year-old guitarist – who was married to Lisa Marie from 2006 till their divorce was finalised in 2021 – requested a choose to permit him symbolize their 14-year-old twin daughters, Harper Lockwood and Finley Lockwood, in an upcoming listening to over their mom’s belief.
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The subsequent listening to date is at present scheduled for April 13.
Lockwood, per the paperwork, is in search of a choose to nominate him guardian advert litem over the twins, which might give him authority to talk on behalf of his daughters.
Lisa Marie died on January 13 aged 54 hours after being rushed to hospital following a suspected cardiac arrest.
Previous to her dying, the one youngster of Priscilla and Elvis Presley had been at odds with Lockwood since she filed for divorce in 2016.
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In 2017, Harper and Finley have been put into state custody for unknown causes – on the time, Lisa Marie alleged Lockwood had youngster pornography on his pc, which his legal professionals denied.
In 2018, Lisa Marie requested main custody of the twins, however in 2020, after her son Benjamin Keough died aged 27, Lockwood requested custody of Harper and Finley, citing fears that Benjamin’s dying would trigger Lisa Marie to relapse.
Following Lisa Marie’s dying, her mom, Priscilla, 77, and oldest daughter, Riley, 33 – whom Lisa Marie welcomed with ex-husband Danny Keough, 58, who can also be the daddy of Benjamin – have been preventing for management over Lisa Marie’s property.
Priscilla is arguing towards the validity of Lisa Marie’s will and belief, which she was faraway from in 2016 however did not discover out about that truth till Lisa Marie’s dying, by claiming her late daughter’s signature on the 2016 modification appeared “inconsistent”.
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The 2016 modification named Riley and Benjamin as co-trustees of Lisa Marie’s belief, however following Benjamin’s dying in July 2020, Riley remained the only real trustee.
And, initially, after Lisa Marie’s dying, her consultant confirmed that Elvis’ Graceland property, which is the place Lisa Marie is buried, would go to her three daughters: Riley, Harper and Finley.
The authorized battle has reportedly left Priscilla and Riley extra divided than ever, with sources claiming the duo aren’t speaking.
A supply claimed in February: ”Riley and Priscilla aren’t speaking. Their relationship is altering, that’s true… it is simply so unhappy. That is the time Riley would actually need her grandmother.”
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