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Bobbi Brown’s family in dispute over continuing life support

On Behalf of | Jun 28, 2015 | Wills

An investigative journalist, who authored a biography about Whitney Houston and her recently incapacitated daughter, Bobbi Kristina Brown, claimed that Bobbi received an inheritance of $20 million from her mother and it would be paid out in a series of installments. Reportedly, Bobbi Brown received one of those installments when she turned 21. She is currently 22 years of age and on life support.

According to the Inquisitr, the way Bobbi Brown’s inheritance installments were set up is very clear. If Bobbi passes away prior to the age of 30, then her already disbursed money will go to Bobbi’s father, Bobby Brown. Meanwhile, the yet-to-be-disbursed money would be transferred to Whitney Houston’s mother and brothers.

This means that the longer Bobbi Brown survives on life support, the more money will be disbursed, and the more money will ultimately be inherited by Bobby Brown. Conversely, the sooner she dies, the less money will be disbursed and the more money will be inherited by Houston’s mother and brothers.

These details are very important right now as Bobbi’s family is currently embroiled in a feud about whether they should keep the young woman’s life support connected. The incapacitated aspiring actress is currently unconscious at a rehabilitation center in Atlanta, Georgia. Family members have released conflicting information regarding her current state of health.

This case is particularly disturbing, and it is an important example of why it is necessary for residents of California and other areas of the United States to create a health care directive and health care power of attorney — no matter what age you happen to be. Indeed, we never know when we might become incapacitated and at this time, there is no way of knowing what 22-year-old Bobbi Kristina Brown’s wishes would be.

Source: International Business TImes, “Bobbi Kristina Brown Update: $20M Inheritance To Be Handed Out In Installments, Ian Halperin Says,” Sneha Shankar, June 20, 2015


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