3 Prince Heirs ask Judge to Remove Estate Administrator

October 30, 2017 04:14 PM

Prince's unpublished songs have already sparked a legal battle between Paisley Park and the Prince estate and a sound engineer. Watch video above where a legal expert explains who owns the superstar's music.


Three heirs of Prince are asking a judge to remove the company that is managing his estate.

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The late music superstar's half siblings Sharon, Norrine and John R. Nelson filed a motion Friday to remove Comerica Bank & Trust as estate executor.

RELATED: Prince Tapes Moved from Minnesota Vault to California; 2 Heirs Angry

The three are upset that Comerica recently removed the contents of Prince's vault, including master tapes of unreleased music, from his Paisley Park studio complex in Minnesota and shipped the materials to California.

Those heirs contend that Comerica did not ask their permission. Comerica has said the company discussed the move with the heirs.

RELATED: Paisley Park, Prince Estate File Lawsuit Against Sound Engineer Holding Unpublished Tracks

Prince died of an accidental overdose of painkillers in April 2016, leaving no will. A judge has declared Prince's six surviving siblings his heirs, but they've split into two camps.

MORE: Prince Death One Year Later

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