Priscilla Presley Challenges Daughter Lisa Marie Presley’s Will

Priscilla Presley, Lisa Marie Presley and Riley Keough
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Priscilla Presley has contested daughter Lisa Marie Presley’s will following her demise, Us Weekly can affirm.

The Dallas alum, 77, filed courtroom paperwork within the Los Angeles Superior Court docket on Friday, January 27, wherein she contests {that a} beforehand added 2016 modification featured an invalid signature. The submitting, which Us obtained, alleged that Priscilla and the late singer’s former enterprise supervisor Barry Siegel had been initially named as co-trustees earlier than a late addition eliminated their names in favor of her kids Riley Keough and Benjamin Keough. (Lisa Marie shared Riley, 33, and Benjamin, who died in 2020, with first ex-husband Danny Keough.)

Because the alleged will stands, the Zola actress is the only trustee of Lisa Marie’s property since her brother died by suicide in July 2020. Priscilla, nonetheless, claims this portion of the doc has points relating to the “authenticity and validity” of Lisa Marie’s signature. The New York native believes that Lisa Marie’s signature on the modification was cast, noting that the penmanship didn’t match the “Storm & Grace” singer’s typical model. The 2016 modification allegedly was not witnessed or notarized, with Priscilla claiming it’s an “invalid modification.”

Based on the courtroom submitting, per the phrases of the residing belief, Priscilla would’ve needed to have been notified that she was not the trustee and she or he claims she was by no means knowledgeable.

Riley, for her half, has not publicly addressed the property battle.

The authorized drama comes two weeks after Lisa Marie — the one baby of Priscilla and late ex-husband Elvis Presley — died on the age of 54. The “Soiled Laundry” songstress, who suffered cardiac arrest previous to her passing, is survived by Priscilla, Riley and 14-year-old twins Harper and Finley. (Lisa Marie shared her youngest daughters with ex-husband Michael Lockwood.)

“It’s with a heavy coronary heart that I need to share the devastating information that my stunning daughter Lisa Marie has left us,” Priscilla stated in an announcement earlier this month, confirming her daughter’s demise. “She was essentially the most passionate robust and loving lady I’ve ever identified. We ask for privateness as we attempt to cope with this profound loss. Thanks for the love and prayers.”

Priscilla and the Daisy Jones & The Six actress later got here along with their family members for Lisa Marie’s official memorial, which was held at Elvis’ Graceland property in Memphis, Tennessee.

“Thanks for being my mom on this life. I’m eternally grateful to have spent 33 years with you. I’m sure I selected the perfect mom for me on this world and I knew that way back to I can bear in mind you,” Riley’s husband, Ben Smith-Petersen, learn whereas reciting her eulogy for Lisa Marie throughout the January 22 funeral. “I bear in mind the way it felt to be liked by essentially the most loving mom I’ve ever identified. … Thanks for displaying me that love is the one factor that issues on this life. I hope I can love my daughter the way in which you liked me, the way in which you liked my brother and my sisters.”

Riley and the 31-year-old stuntman’s speech confirmed that the pair had secretly welcomed their first baby in 2022.