Following Anne Heche‘s dying, the subject of her property shortly triggered rivalry inside her household.
In August 2022, Heche unintentionally drove her automobile right into a Los Angeles residence — a collision that resulted in a fireplace. On the time, a rep for the One other World star advised Us Weekly that their consumer was “at the moment in steady situation,” including: “Her household and buddies ask to your ideas and prayers and to respect her privateness throughout this troublesome time.”
One week later, nonetheless, Heche’s situation took a flip for the more severe. The rep revealed that the I Know What You Did Final Summer season actress had since fallen right into a coma.
“Presently she is in excessive crucial situation she has a big pulmonary harm requiring mechanical air flow and burns that require surgical intervention,” the assertion learn. “She is in a coma and has not regained consciousness since shortly after the accident.”
The Emmy winner’s household later introduced that she can be taken off life assist after being declared legally lifeless. Following her passing, Heche’s official reason behind dying was confirmed to be because of inhalation of smoke and thermal accidents. Her organs had been later harvested for donation.
One month later, Heche’s household made headlines because of a messy battle over her property. The previous cleaning soap star first expanded her household in 2002 when she gave delivery to son Homer whom she shared with then-husband Coleman Laffoon. Seven years later, the Return to Paradise star welcomed son Atlas with then-associate James Tupper.
After Homer filed for management over his mom’s property, James argued that he can reject the petition as the daddy of Heche’s second baby. Based on court docket paperwork obtained by Us in September 2022, the Revenge alum claimed that Homer is “not appropriate for appointment” due to his age and lack of revenue.
The Canada native additionally alleged that Homer was estranged from his mom on the time of her dying. James additionally accused Homer of fixing the locks on Heche’s house within the wake of her passing — which prevented Atlas from gaining entry.
“The assertion that the [Heche’s] house is ‘vacant’ in [Homer’s] pleadings is regarding,” the paperwork acknowledged. “Her residence was stuffed with her furnishings, jewellery, valuables, information and data, and their removing was by no means approved by this Courtroom or the regulation. Atlas has not been in a position to achieve entry to this house since his mom’s dying.”
Within the paperwork, the actor questioned whether or not Homer will act “in his brother’s finest curiosity.” He argued that Homer’s determination to allegedly not attend grief counseling with Atlas in August 2022 created extra stress.
“That is significantly upsetting on condition that Atlas is 13 years previous, was together with his mom on the day of her dying and he has reached out to Homer repeatedly,” the paperwork alleged. “In reality, since their mom’s dying, Homer has not seen his brother, nor had contact with him.”
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