After Lisa Marie Presley's death, a custody battle looms over her twins (14)


Writed by - Andy Gocker
  Harper Vivienne Ann Lockwood, Lisa Marie Presley, Priscilla Presley, Riley Keough und Finley Aaron Love Lockwood im Juni 2022
Harper Vivienne Ann Lockwood, Lisa Marie Presley, Priscilla Presley, Riley Keough und Finley Aaron Love Lockwood im Juni 2022 © action press

Presley family fans are in shock. On January 12, 2023, Lisa Marie Presley, Elvis Presley's first and only daughter, died at just 54 after suffering a cardiac arrest . Now many are asking the question: What will become of her underage twins? This question is said to have triggered a bitter dispute over custody.

Michael Lockwood vs. Danny Keough vs. Priscilla Presley?

Lisa Marie Presley leaves behind not only her mother Priscilla Presley (77), but also three daughters: Riley Keough (33) and 14-year-old twin sisters Finley and Harper. The minor children could now become the focus of a custody battle. As sources have revealed to the Daily Mail, Michael Lockwood (61), the twins' biological father, is ready to go to court for his daughters. The guitarist currently has 40 percent custody of the twins, with Lisa Marie having the majority at 60 percent.

But as 'TMZ' reports, there are rumors that Lisa Marie's ex-husband Danny Keough (58) and their daughter Riley also want custody of the girls. Plus, grandma Priscilla Presley could also make claims.

Should a legal dispute arise, the judge will likely consider the twins' wishes. At 14, they are old enough to speak out on the subject.

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Divorce war with Michael Lockwood

Up until her death, Lisa Marie Presley and Michael Lockwood fought a bitter divorce war. He is said to have demanded $40,000 a month in child support. He also refused to divorce his ex. The musician begged a judge to officially declare her single in 2021, five years after their split.

Lisa Marie Presley never recovered from the death of her son Benjamin

  Lisa Marie Presley, Benjamin Keough, Elvis Presley
Lisa Marie Presley is buried next to her son and father Elvis Presley. © action press

Lisa Marie Presley was found lifeless at her home in Calabasas by her housekeeper on January 12. Although paramedics managed to revive her, she was brain dead when she arrived at the hospital. The family then signed a 'no resuscitation order' and let her go on her second cardiac arrest.

Of the Death of her son Benjamin Keough († 27) Lisa Marie never recovered. At the time, she wrote on Instagram 'My heart and soul went with you'. However, she continued to fight for her daughters.

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When she attended the 'Golden Globes' shortly before her death because her father's biopic was nominated several times, she already seemed stricken.

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