Advertisement

Judge Declares Prince's 6 Siblings the Heirs to His Estate

A Minnesota judge says that Prince's sister and five half-siblings are the heirs to his estate. A Minnesota judge says that Prince's sister and five half-siblings are the heirs to his estate. |  Photo: KSTP-TV file

May 19, 2017 11:49 AM

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - A Minnesota judge has ruled that Prince's six siblings are the heirs to his estate.

Advertisement – Content Continues Below

In a ruling made public Friday, Carver County District Judge Kevin Eide declared that Prince died without a will and that his sister, Tyka Nelson, and five half-siblings are his heirs.

There are people who filed appeals after their claims of heirship were rejected. Eide says that if the appellate courts send those cases back to him, he'll still fully consider them.

Eide also says Prince's assets won't be distributed without a formal court order and that nothing will be distributed that might adversely affect the claims of those with pending appeals.

Prince died April 21, 2016, of an accidental drug overdose. His estate has been estimated at about $200 million.


WDIO

Copyright 2017 The Associated Press. All rights reserved.

Advertisement
Advertisement

Cloquet's Sappi North America Presented With Award

Scam Jam Works to Fight Fraud in the Northland

Search Underway for Lost Hunter along Minn.-Wis. Border

Canal Park Grandma's Saloon & Grill Hosts 42nd Annual Oktoberfest

St. Scholastica Donates to Nordic Project

Grant Provides Local Students Advanced Opportunities in Learning Trades

Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement