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Lisa Marie Presley’s ex-husband Michael Lockwood has filed paperwork to signify her daughters in an upcoming court docket listening to.
Lockwood, 61, is about to signify twins Harper and Finley, 14, in a listening to over Lisa Marie’s multi-million greenback belief, based on TMZ.
The guitarist, who was married to the late singer from 2006 to 2021, is asking a choose to nominate him curator and grant him powers to talk on behalf of the ladies.
Presley — who suffered deadly cardiac arrest on Jan. 12 on the age of 54 — had two life insurance coverage insurance policies, one for $25 million and one for $10 million. Belief has develop into a significant bone of rivalry for the household, together with Lisa’s mom Priscilla Presley, 77, and her eldest daughter, Riley Keough, 33.
Priscilla was initially a trustee however was faraway from the star and changed by Riley a couple of years earlier than her demise. The desire consists of the rights to the Graceland mansion and a 15 p.c curiosity in Elvis Presley Enterprises.
The Newest: The late Lisa Marie Presley’s ex-husband, Michael Lockwood, has filed paperwork to signify her daughters in an upcoming court docket listening to; The couple launched themselves to Belief in 2013: Lockwood, 61, desires to signify twins Harper and Finley, 14, in a listening to involving Lisa Marie’s multimillion-dollar belief, based on TMZ; Lockwood and the ladies in February 2023
In a 2016 modification to her will, Lisa Marie eliminated her mom as executor and named her two grownup youngsters, Riley and Benjamin Keough, as her solely heirs. Lisa shared Riley and Benjamin along with her first husband Danny Keough, 58. The couple had been married from 1988 to 1994.
Benjamin died by suicide in 2020, leaving Riley as the only inheritor, however Priscilla is now questioning the modification, which she erased from the need totally.
Michael is reportedly aligned with Priscilla over the belief challenge, which might lead to them preventing Riley in court docket.
It was additionally just lately reported that Priscilla and Lisa Marie “hardly spoke” earlier than her demise after she sided with Lockwood throughout a bitter custody battle over the twins.
A number of sources informed Those who the mom and daughter didn’t converse to one another earlier than Lisa Marie’s demise, regardless of showing at a number of occasions collectively, together with the Elvis biopic.
The previous couple fought in court docket till October 2022, and pressure trickled right down to Lisa Marie’s daughter, Riley.
“Riley was all the time on her mom’s facet when it got here to Michael,” a supply informed Folks. “It bothered her that her grandmother and Michael flew to the funeral collectively.”
Priscilla additionally helped Michael latch on to the ceremony regardless of her late daughter’s needs.
Essential listening to: Presley — who suffered deadly cardiac arrest on Jan. 12 — had two life insurance coverage insurance policies, one for $25 million and one for $10 million. Changed: Lisa Marie’s mom Priscilla Presley, 77, was initially a trustee however was faraway from the star a couple of years earlier than her demise and changed by daughter Riley Keough, 33; (LR) Keough, Priscilla and Lisa feud in 2007: Michael reportedly aligns with Priscilla over the belief challenge, which might lead to them preventing Riley in court docket; Riley, Lisa and the twins pictured in 2017 Contradictory: Priscilla filed a petition to query the belief’s “authenticity and validity” after she claimed Lisa Marie’s signature was “inconsistent” simply days after her daughter’s memorial service ; Priscilla and Lisa pictured in 2011
“Michael wasn’t invited,” an in depth good friend of Lisa Marie’s informed the journal. “He got here to Memphis underneath the pretense of taking care of the twins – and obtained in with Priscilla’s assist.
“The very last thing Lisa Marie wished was for Michael to be there.”
In the course of the custody battle in 2019, Lisa Marie filed an modification to her dwelling belief, making Riley and her late son Benjamin her heirs and eradicating Priscilla and her former supervisor Barry Siegel as co-trustees.
Priscilla filed a petition to query the “authenticity and validity” of the belief after claiming Lisa Marie’s signature was “inconsistent”. She filed the petition with a Los Angeles court docket simply days after her daughter’s funeral service.
The grandmother of 4 additionally claimed she was unaware that Lisa Marie modified belief in 2016 till her daughter handed away.
If Priscilla’s petition goes by means of, she and Riley could be made co-trustees of Lisa Marie’s property, however neither desires the opposite’s affect, a supply stated.
“Priscilla doesn’t need Riley to be in cost as a result of then she has nothing to say. In the meantime, Riley doesn’t need Priscilla to become involved,” a supply informed Folks.
“It’s a really unhappy scenario. Riley is shocked that Priscilla is contesting the change,” one other supply stated. “They disagree,” stated one other supply. The couple will argue in court docket on April 13.
Michael and Lisa Marie, Elvis’ solely little one, fought over funds for years and negotiated till their deaths.
Monetary Negotiations: Michael and Lisa Marie, Elvis’ solely little one, fought over funds for years and negotiated till their deaths; 2014 chapter pictured: In a just lately filed court docket submitting, Michel claimed his ongoing authorized battle with Lisa Marie over their breakup has price him greater than $1 million in authorized charges and that he’s contemplating chapter; Pictured 2011
Michael misplaced his 2016 supply of their divorce to rescind their prenup, however he reopened the case in 2021.
Earlier than her demise, they’d shared custody of their youngsters 50/50, with Michael taking care of them together with his new spouse and Lisa Marie paying the guitarist $4,600 a month in little one assist.
Nonetheless, Radar reported that they just lately reached an settlement the place she would pay him $6,000 a month.
In a just lately filed court docket submitting, Michel claimed his ongoing authorized battle with Lisa Marie over their breakup has price him greater than $1 million in authorized charges and that he’s contemplating chapter.
He was demanding $40,000 a month in little one assist and insisted she had more cash than she claimed in court docket paperwork.
The ultimate settlement was not made public, however days after the settlement, Michael remarried when he tied the knot with Stephanie Hobgood.
In the meantime, the twins, who had been dwelling with their mom of their $4 million Calabasas house after they died, have divided their time between their grandmother Priscilla’s house and their father’s house.
The guitarist married Lisa Marie in 2006 they usually welcomed Finley and Harper in 2009, however separated in 2016 amid a bitter divorce battle.
Rocky highway: The guitarist married Lisa Marie in 2006 they usually welcomed Finley and Harper in 2009 however cut up in 2016 amid a bitter divorce battle; Pictured 2005