Lisa Marie Presley’s court battle with her fourth husband over custody of their 11-year-old twin daughters will enter its fourth week Monday in a marathon non-jury, closed proceeding that has included the testimony of her adult daughter, actress Riley Keough.
Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Dianna Gould-Saltman is overseeing the proceedings pitting Presley against Michael Lockwood, with the public excluded because minors are involved. In addition to the 31-year-old Keough, the judge also heard testimony last week from the 59-year-old Lockwood, according to minute orders from the trial.
Several psychologists also have taken the stand, but the 52-year-old daughter of Elvis Presley has yet to testify.
According to media reports of a pretrial filing that was later sealed, Lockwood says he is so concerned that Presley will relapse into substance abuse after the July 12 suicide of 27-year-old Benjamin Keough — her son from her first marriage to musician Danny Keough — that he wants primary custody of their twin daughters, Harper Vivienne Ann and Finley Aaron Love.
Benjamin Keough was Riley Keough’s brother.
Presley filed for divorce in June 2016, 10 years after she and Lockwood married.
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