John Singleton had a plan in place for his demise, as a result of TMZ has realized he left a will, and that’s a monumental growth in what seems to be a household battle that erupted whereas he lay dying within the hospital.
Sources with direct information inform TMZ, John’s mom, Sheila Ward, is in possession of the desire and it’ll quickly be filed with the probate court docket. Sheila dealt with all of John’s enterprise affairs, which incorporates the final will and testomony.
As we reported, final week Cleopatra, one in all John’s 7 kids, accused Sheila of attempting to corral his property and squeeze out his youngsters. Cleopatra launched her assault after Sheila filed authorized docs final week to get a brief conservatorship whereas John was unable to make selections. The authorized combat ended when John died.
If the 51-year-old, famed director had died with out a will, Sheila would get nothing from his reported $35 million property, as a result of underneath California legislation the property can be divided equally amongst his 7 kids. But, since there’s a will, John decides who will get what, and who will get nothing.
Given the enterprise relationship between John and Sheila, it’s a secure guess she’s the executor of the desire, which absolutely wouldn’t please Cleopatra.
It’s unclear when John signed the desire, nevertheless it’s not out of the query somebody may try to mount a problem that the desire must be invalid due to undue affect or psychological incapacity — this got here up after Michael Jackson died. Important to notice … most of those challenges fail.