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Woman Claims to Be Wife of Prince, Elder Law Attorney, Woodstock, GA


Just as it was beginning to appear that Prince’s estate could move on from dealing with frivolous claims to be his heir, another person has come forward and claims to be his wife.

Prince’s estate has been forced to deal with several claims by people to be either his child or another close relative who should inherit his estate. Most of those claims could easily be fought off with DNA evidence, so it was believed that the estate could move on and deal with the more important asset distribution questions and the estate tax.

However, a new claimant has come forward, according to TMZ in “Prince Woman Warns Estate … Step Aside, I’m His Wife.”

The woman, Claire Elisabeth Elliot, claims that she can prove her status as Prince’s wife with a marriage certificate and a will. She is requesting that the current estate administrator be dismissed and that she be put in charge and named the sole heir. It is unlikely that the woman’s claims are true.

She previously filed to be elected the President of the U.S.

It should not take too long for the estate to dismiss this claim, but the lesson is that the estate should not have to deal with these claims at all.

By not having an estate plan, Prince left his estate vulnerable to these claims. Because the estate has to go through probate, it is easy for anyone to file a claim against it.

It would have definitely been much harder for these claims to have been made, had the estate been kept out of probate. Without probate, people would have to start lawsuits on their own rather than simply file a motion in the probate case.

Reference: TMZ (Nov. 28, 2016) “Prince Woman Warns Estate … Step Aside, I’m His Wife.”

Suggested Key Words: Estate Plan, Estate Administration, Probate

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