Michael Lockwood will reportedly get comprehensive custody of his and Lisa Marie Presley’s twins following her tragic death.
The guitarist, 61, married Lisa Marie in 2006 and they welcomed twins Finley and Harper Vivienne, 14, in 2009 but break up in 2016 before a bitter divorce struggle.
Lisa Marie died at the age of 54 on January 12 soon after suffering a cardiac arrest at her residence in Calabasas, California – just two times right after she attended the Golden Globe Awards.
Custody: Michael Lockwood will reportedly get full custody of his and Lisa Marie Presley’s twins next her tragic dying
Now, it has been claimed that Michael is established to get entire custody of their twins following Finley and Harper reportedly claimed they want to dwell with him entire time adhering to their mother’s demise.
Resources explained to TMZ that the teenagers have been dwelling with Michael due to the fact Lisa Marie’s loss of life, right after the musician now shared joint custody with her.
The publication claimed that there was dialogue that Lisa Marie’s ex Danny Keough could try to get custody following transferring again into her residence to assist her total-time.
Having said that, under California legislation, Michael would only have been denied full custody if there have been conclusions of unfitness of his part as he presently shared custody, it was described.
Family: It was claimed Michael is set to get custody of their Finley and Harper, (pictured with Lisa Marie and 50 percent-sister Riley in 2017) who reportedly mentioned they want to dwell with him complete time
Danny, 58, is Lisa Marie’s to start with husband and they share a daughter Riley, 33, together. They also experienced a son Benjamin, who tragically took his possess existence at the age of 27 in 2020.
Michael will also reportedly be heading to Graceland for a non-public support for near friends and spouse and children ahead of Lisa Marie’s public funeral on Sunday.
MailOnline has contacted Michael’s representatives for remark.
Michael, who was Lisa Marie’s fourth husband, is married to Beauty Seashore Lounge hairstylist Stephanie Hobgood and they live in an estate estimated to be worth $800,000 in Thousand Oaks, in accordance to Zillow.
Marriage: The guitarist, 61, married Lisa Marie in 2006 and they experienced twins Finley and Harper Vivienne, 14, (all pictured in 2011) in 2009 but break up in 2016 before a bitter divorce battle
Subsequent Lisa Marie’s loss of life, Michael explained that his world experienced been ‘turned on its ear’ and that he was with twins Finley and Harper.
In a assertion by his lawyer Joe Yanny, received by Leisure Tonight, he said: ‘Michael experienced been hoping for a fast and entire restoration since her young children wanted her.
‘It is pretty sad it failed to change out that way. Michael’s world has been turned on its ear, he is with both equally of his daughters now.’
Yanny included that Michael’s prayers were being with Priscilla Presley and the relaxation of the Presley family members.
Exes: The publication claimed that there was dialogue that Lisa Marie’s ex-partner Danny Keough (pictured in 1990) may possibly attempt to get custody
Michael and Lisa Marie, who is Elvis’ only child, spent many years combating about finances and ended up nonetheless negotiating up right until her loss of life.
Michael dropped his 2016 bid in their divorce to undo their prenup, but he re-opened the case in 2021.
In advance of her dying, they were being comprehended to have shared custody of their young children 50/50, with Michael using care of them with his new wife, and Lisa Marie having to pay $4,600 in kid help to the guitarist a month.
Having said that, Radar reported that they had not long ago attained a settlement where she would spend him $6,000 a thirty day period.
Bitter divorce: Michael and Lisa Marie (pictured in Might 2012), who is Elvis’ only kid, put in yrs battling about finances and had been continue to negotiating up till her loss of life
In a current court docket submitting, Michel claimed his ongoing lawful battle with Lisa Marie above their break up experienced value him much more than a million dollars in authorized costs and that he was taking into consideration individual bankruptcy.
He was trying to get $40,000 a thirty day period in little one assistance and insisted she had a lot more income than she claimed in court docket documents.
The closing settlement was not produced general public, but days right after the agreement, Michael remarried as he tied the knot with Stephanie Hobgood.
Previous 12 months, he experienced taken Lisa Marie to court docket declaring she experienced revenue coming in from a $1million advance for a ebook, cash from the Golden World-profitable Elvis movie and a trust he considered Lisa Marie managed.
He also claimed Lisa Marie even now experienced a stake in Graceland, as properly as a resort owned on the house.
Amid the divorce proceedings with Michael, she temporarily lost custody of her twin daughters, who went to reside with her mom Priscilla.
In a 2017 deposition, a calendar year soon after the acrimonious split, she admitted to abusing cocaine, opioids, painkillers and alcoholic beverages.
That identical year, soon after the couple introduced their separation, Lisa Marie falsely accused him of currently being a pedophile.
The heiress said in a courtroom submitting at the time: ‘I was shocked and horrified and sick to my stomach.’
Tragic: Lisa Marie died at the age of 54 on January 12 after struggling a cardiac arrest at her property in Calabasas, California – just two days right after she attended the Golden Globe Awards
The allegations were investigated and no prices had been brought. The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation looked into the problem but did not deem the steps prison.
The agency’s public information and facts officer mentioned at the time: ‘Barring any new prospective proof or information and facts, we have concluded our involvement in this issue. We have not been able to decide a crime occurred in Tennessee and appropriately do not have an open investigation.’
Michael’s attorney mentioned that Lisa Marie’s statements had been ‘inaccurate and just one-sided’.
After their split, Lisa Marie begged a judge to ‘declare her formally single’ from her estranged husband soon after five many years of separation from Michael – who refused to divorce.
She claimed that there was ‘no hope’ for the few to reconcile and needed to ‘move forward’ with her lifetime. The few ended up embroiled in a bitter divorce for a lot more than five a long time.
Prior to Michael, Lisa Marie was married to actor Danny Keough, Michael Jackson and Nicolas Cage.
Lisa Marie died previous Thursday following suffering a cardiac arrest at the $4million Calabasas household she shared with initial partner Danny Keough.
It was claimed that her twins Finley and Harper and her daughter Riley Keough, 33, are refusing to return there since they are so traumatised by her loss of life.
A funeral provider is owing to take place on Sunday at Graceland, Elvis Presley’s estate in Memphis, Tennessee. She was buried in the grounds future to her son Benjamin – who committed suicide in 2020 – on Thursday.
Fame: As the only daughter of Elvis and Priscilla Presley, she was immediately thrust into the limelight as a youngster and has had her truthful share of tragedy