Monday, 2 February 2015
Robin Williams's Widow Susan Schneider Battles His 3 Children Over His Property
The site reports that Schneider has filed legal documents complaining someone entered the house she shared with Williams days after his death - following his tragic suicide in August last year - and removed belongings that she felt entitled to.Schneider Williams, was Mr. Williams’s third wife, and Zak, Zelda and Cody Williams, the comedian’s children from two previous marriages that ended in divorce.
The New York Times have reported that the court documents were filed in December and January in a bitter legal dispute over his estate. Schneider complained some property was 'unilaterally removed' items from the home.She is also said to have revealed that once she started legal proceedings, 'certain home-related services were canceled' including a newspaper delivery.
However, TMZ report that his children Zak, 31, Zelda, 25, and Cody Williams, 22, tell a different story and have accused Schneider of attempting to 'money grab' and ignore the 'plain language of his will and trust'.
Sources tell the site that his children believe Schneider is trying to 'redefine' aspects of the will to suit her, despite Williams being clear in his will that he left behind most of his property to his children.
Some of the items left to the three children include his 1998 Oscar for the movie Good Will Hunting as well as other memorabilia from his films