Michael Lockwood Files to Represent Twins in Lisa Trust Battle

Lisa Marie Presley and Michael Lockwood.

Michael Lockwood has filed a brand new petition to turn into the guardian advert litem of his and Lisa Marie Presley’s twin daughters amid the Presley household’s will battle, Us Weekly can affirm.

Based on court docket paperwork obtained by Us, Lockwood, 61, filed a movement in Los Angeles on Thursday, March 9. In his petition, the composer requested to characterize his 14-year-old daughters’ pursuits within the ongoing property case.

“The minor is a beneficiary of a belief at subject earlier than the probate court docket,” Lockwood, who welcomed Harper and Finley with Presley in October 2008, stated within the court docket docs of his reasoning for submitting. “The minor requires the appointment of a guardian advert litem to characterize her pursuits within the continuing. There isn’t any battle concerning the appointment as a result of the proposed guardian shouldn’t be a beneficiary of the belief instrument at subject.”

Michael Lockwood Files to Act as Guardian of His and Lisa Marie Presley’s Twin Daughters in Family Trust Battle

Harper Vivienne Ann Lockwood, Lisa Marie Presley and Finley Aaron Love Lockwood.
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The “Storm & Grace” singer, who was the one youngster of Elvis Presley and ex-wife Priscilla Presley, died in January on the age of 54 after struggling cardiac arrest. Lisa Marie is survived by mom Priscilla, 77, and daughters Riley Keough, Harper and Finley, and the latter three are set to inherit her property. (Lisa Marie was additionally the mom of son Benjamin Keough, who died by suicide in July 2020.)

Nonetheless, Priscilla has since filed to contest her solely daughter’s will, alleging {that a} 2016 modification featured an invalid signature. The Dallas alum claimed that she and Lisa Marie’s former enterprise supervisor, Barry Siegel, had been initially co-trustees earlier than the late addition eliminated their names in favor of Riley, 33, and Benjamin, whom the late songwriter shared with ex-husband Danny Keough.

Priscilla, for her half, believes that the 2016 modification was solid, claiming in her January submitting that it was an “invalid modification” as a result of the doc was neither witnessed nor notarized. As Lisa Marie’s will stands, the Daisy Jones & the Six star is the only real trustee of her mom’s property following Benjamin’s 2020 demise. Riley, Harper and Finley are all listed as beneficiaries of the belief.

“Riley is taking cost and poised for an enormous function in the entire household property shifting ahead,” a supply completely informed Us final month. “She’s been entrance and middle serving to with the funeral preparations, sitting down with Lisa Marie’s individuals to deal with her will, the custody scenario involving [Michael Lockwood], plus caring for the twins and comforting [grandmother] Priscilla and plenty of others her mother left behind.”

Lockwood and the “Soiled Laundry” artist, who cut up in 2016 after 10 years of marriage, had beforehand been concerned in a prolonged custody battle over youngster assist and joint funds. After Lisa Marie’s passing, the Because the Village Sleeps composer obtained major custody of the twins.