Aretha Franklin reportedly had almost $1 million in uncashed checks on the time of her loss of life, a brand new stock of her belongings discovered, in accordance with newly filed court docket paperwork.
Among the many checks had been $702,711.90 from Sound Trade and the Display Writers Guild and $285,944.27 in checks from her publishing firm, Springtime Publishing, EMI, BMI, Carlin Music and Really feel Good Movies.
The grand complete was $988,656.17, in accordance with Billboard.
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Initially, no wills had been discovered after Franklin’s loss of life a 12 months in the past and her property was set to be divided equally amongst her 4 sons, however three months in the past three handwritten wills, together with one present in her sofa, had been found at her home, Billboard and Jezebel reported.
If the wills are validated, it could change the distribution of belongings.
It’s not the primary time the Queen of Soul hadn’t cashed paychecks, Billboard reported. Some checks from 2012 needed to be reissued in 2016, in accordance with the journal.
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Her son Kecalf Cunningham has already contacted one of many banks that issued a few of the checks, in accordance with the journal.