Prince sometimes referred to Duane J. Nelson Sr. as his brother when both men were still alive, and on Friday afternoon (Oct. 21), a Minnesota state judge set out to determine whether such an unofficial family relationship might allow Duane Nelson’s heirs to inherit a portion of the late superstar’s estimated $300 million estate, or whether the lack of a genetic connection would doom their claims.
A Minnesota state judge today barred five alleged children, 11 alleged siblings and 13 people claiming more distant family relationships from seeking a share of the late pop superstar's multi-million dollar estate.
More than 20 attorneys crowded into a courtroom in suburban Minneapolis this morning (June 27) as a Minnesota state judge set out to determine the proper procedures for proving a blood relationship to the late pop superstar Prince.
Prince's estate is open for business. A Minnesota state judge Wednesday granted the trust overseeing the late pop superstar's assets limited authority to hire entertainment industry experts to help manage his music holdings.