Johnny Hallyday: Judge freezes resources in estate dispute

Cast member Johnny Hallyday and his mother Laeticia lick during red runner arrivals for a screening of a film VengeanceImage copyright

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Rock star Johnny Hallyday was married to fourth mother Laeticia for 21 years

A French justice has solidified genuine estate resources and royalties of French fable Johnny Hallyday while it deliberates on a stone star’s will.

The thespian died of cancer in December and left all to his fourth mother Laeticia and their adopted daughters.

His comparison children are contesting this as French law forbids children from being released from inheritance.

French media assume that a stone star left adult to €100m (£86m).

A post-mortem album, approaching to be a large seller, is due out in 2018.

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The justice in Nanterre ruled opposite a a stone star’s dual children from a prior matrimony and attribute – thespian David Hallyday, 51, and singer Laura Smet, 34 – carrying a contend on a album.

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Laeticia (2nd left) and her dual daughters are graphic during a stone star’s wake with Laura Smet and her half-brother David Hallyday

Hallyday, who was hugely renouned in his local France, sole some-more than 100 million annals in a scarcely 60-year career.

In 2014 he filed a will in California, where he had a home and was domiciled for taxation purposes.

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While sum of a stone star’s will have not been done public, a comparison children’s lawyers contend all – including a Swiss chalet and skill in a Caribbean – was left to Laeticia, his fourth wife, and their daughters Jade and Joy.

His comparison children contend a will contravenes French estate laws that bar this from happening.

A decider will now have to import adult either Hallyday, 74 when he died of lung cancer in France, was a US or French resident, thereby determining if his will breaks French law.