Lisa Marie Presley’s ex-husband Michael Lockwood has been granted full custody of their 14-year-old twin daughters following the singer’s dying.
The custody battle over Harper and Finley had been ongoing for years, however following Lisa Marie’s dying in January, her lawyer attended a digital listening to on Tuesday and requested for the custody case to be dismissed as his consumer is “sadly now not with us”.
Based on Leisure Tonight, custody will go to Lockwood, who was married to Lisa Marie between 2006 and 2016, until one other member of the family disputes the matter.
The custody listening to got here simply days after Lockwood requested the court docket to nominate him because the guardian advert litem for the kids so he can characterize them in an upcoming probate court docket listening to, which is scheduled to happen on 13 April.
Making his case within the submitting, Lockwood wrote, “The minor is a beneficiary of a belief at difficulty earlier than the probate court docket within the above-referenced case. The minor requires appointment of a guardian advert litem to characterize her pursuits within the continuing.”
He added, “There isn’t a battle concerning appointment as a result of the proposed guardian isn’t a beneficiary of the belief instrument at difficulty.”
Each Harper and Finley every signed their names, approving of Lockwood as their guardian.
For the reason that singer-songwriter’s dying, there was an ongoing battle over her belief between her mom Priscilla Presley and daughter Riley Keough.
In a court docket submitting from January, Priscilla submitted a petition contesting “the authenticity and validity” of a 2016 modification to Lisa Marie’s will, which eliminated Priscilla and Lisa Marie’s former enterprise supervisor, Barry Siegel, as co-trustees and appointed Riley and her brother Benjamin as a substitute. Nonetheless, after Benjamin died in 2020, the Daisy Jones & The Six actress grew to become the only trustee of her mom’s property.
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