Anne Heche’s son Homer Laffoon has been granted management over his late mom’s property.
The 20-year-old was given management over Heche’s belongings Wednesday — marking the top of a bitter back-and-forth between him and Heche’s ex James Tupper.
The actress died on Aug. 12 loss of life following a fiery automobile crash on the age of 53. Her loss of life sparked a authorized battle between Laffoon and Tupper over the property’s possession.
Laffoon was granted permission to “take possession of all the non-public property of the property of the decedent and protect it from injury, waste, and harm,” in accordance with court docket docs by way of Individuals.
Decide Lee Bogdanoff’s ruling finally dismissed Tupper’s declare that Laffoon is “not appropriate” to run the property due to his age, the truth that he’s unemployed, and that he was not involved together with his mom on the time of her loss of life.
“I discover no malfeasance by Mr. Laffoon,” Decide Bogdanoff added. The choose additionally denied Tupper’s request for a listening to to analyze the declare that Heche’s $200,000 jewellery assortment has gone lacking.
Tupper’s legal professional instructed the choose that Heche “had roughly $200,000 price of jewellery and none stays and that was 4 years in the past.”
After the ruling, Laffoon’s legal professional Bryan Phipps instructed Individuals in a press release, “We imagine the court docket reached the proper end result this morning, each legally and equitably, and are glad to have this section of the method behind us.
“With Mr. Tupper’s allegations and objections now resolved, we’re hopeful the administration of the Property can proceed with out pointless complication.”
In October, Tupper — who was with Heche from 2007 till 2018 — claimed that Laffoon was “hostile” to his youthful half-brother Atlas Tupper, whom he shared with the late actress.
James claimed that Laffoon has “damaged a number of guarantees” to his half-brother by not offering him with an “stock listing and photos of the tangible private property” the 20-year-old instructed the court docket remains to be inside Heche’s condominium.
Tupper claims Laffoon (proper) has been hostile to Atlas Tupper (left) and never sharing correct paperwork together with his half-brother.Instagram: Anne Heche
Furthermore, he alleged that Laffoon “has acted in a hostile method in the direction of Atlas” since probate proceedings started “and has refused to speak with him or his representatives in any respect.”
He insisted his son “has no confidence in Laffoon’s capacity to fulfill his fiduciary obligations to Atlas,” stating that Laffoon not too long ago requested the court docket for sure powers that his title as particular administrator apparently already affords him.