Priscilla Presley disputes the “authenticity and validity” of the will of her daughter Lisa Marie Presley, who died on January 13 at the age of 54.
A fake signature? Priscilla Presley filed documents in Los Angeles Superior Court on Thursday, January 26, challenging an “alleged 2016 amendment” in her daughter’s will. Lisa Marie Presley, who would oust her and Barry Siegel, the former administrator of the family trust, in favor of the two eldest of Lisa Marie, Riley Keough and Benjamin Keough. The latter having died in 2020, the management of the inheritance would return, according to current documents, now entirely to the actress Riley Keough.
Elvis Presley’s ex-wife disagrees and alleges that her daughter’s signature on the 2016 document ‘seems inconsistent with her usual signature’, further arguing that Lisa Marie’s name even had been misspelled.
She also claimed that the document was never notarized and was not delivered to her during Lisa Marie’s lifetime, as she said was in the terms of the trust agreement that was sealed in 2010.
Barely a week after the death of Lisa Marie
According to documents obtained by Page Six, Priscilla, 77, therefore asked a judge to determine the validity of the amendment, which names Lisa Marie’s eldest daughter, Riley Keough, and her late son, Benjamin Keough, as co. – administrators of his estate.
Priscilla Presley’s lawsuit comes less than a week after Lisa Marie was buried in graceland.
“Thank you all for your condolences, you touched me with your words,” Priscilla tweeted. “It’s been a very difficult time, but just knowing your love is out there makes a difference.”
Singer Lisa Marie Presley, daughter of the rock’n’roll legend Elvis Presleydied on January 13 of a cardiac arrest at the age of 54.
“It is with a heavy heart that I must share devastating news: my dear daughter Lisa Marie has left us”, announced the same day Priscilla Presley, in a press release sent to the People site.