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Lisa Marie Presley’s Creditor Claim

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Lisa Marie Presley’s estate—previously at the center of a high-profile family dispute between actor Riley Keough and her grandmother Priscilla Presley—is the subject of another legal filing, this time over an alleged unpaid loan of $3.8 million. Keough became the sole trustee of her late mother’s estate less than two months ago.

Lisa Marie Presley’s Creditor Claim by Naussany Investments & Private Lending LLC, is not the subject of a lawsuit. Lisa Marie Presley is the daughter of rock ’n’ roll legend Elvis Presley. Ms. Presley took out the loan in question in May 2018 and failed to pay it back before her passing.

The 54-year-old entertainer died unexpectedly earlier this year, on January 12, after suffering cardiac arrest related to a bowel obstruction.

According to the company, she used her ownership stake in Graceland and Elvis Presley Enterprises as collateral for the loan, which she was required to pay off by May 16, 2022.

The company says it had no contact with Lisa Marie Presley after March 2022 and that many attempts to reach her business address by letter were refused and returned.

It’s unknown why Presley took out the loan.

Page Six reports that Naussany Investments will drop the lawsuit if the estate pays 75% of the debt owed, or roughly $2.85 million, within 45 days.

Representatives for Keough haven’t responded to requests for comments.

Keough, the daughter of Lisa Marie and musician Danny Keough, was named the sole trustee of her mother’s estate in early August, ending a months-long legal dispute with her grandmother Priscilla, who was married to Elvis from 1967 to 1973.

Priscilla filed a legal challenge over an amendment to Lisa Marie’s will that replaced her as a co-trustee with Keough and her late brother, Benjamin.

The estate includes control of Graceland and a 15-percent stake in Elvis Presley Enterprises.

While reports said the battle left the family members are not on speaking terms, the two sides reached a settlement agreement this May. Keough took control of the estate, and Priscilla reportedly received a lump sum payment of $1 million, plus money to cover her legal fees.

Reference: Biography (Sep. 22, 2023) “Riley Keough Is Dealing with More Legal Drama Over Her Late Mother’s Estate”