Who Will Inherit Whitney Houston's Fortune Following Bobbi Kristina's Death -- and What Are the Lessons?

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Nearly two decades before her death in 2012, singer Whitney Houston executed a will specifying how her assets would be distributed to any children she might have. That 1993 will provided for a trust that would eventually parcel out her estate to her only child, Bobbi Kristina Brown, starting at age 21.

Bobbi Kristina was found unconscious in her bathtub on January 31, 2015.  She remained in a medically-induced coma until her death nearly seven months later on July 26, at age 22.

Now that Bobbi Kristina has herself died, what will happen to the estimated $20 million estate she was to inherit?  Is Houston’s ex-husband and Bobbi Kristina’s father, Bobby Brown, entitled to a share?  What about Bobbi Kristina’s partner at the time of her death, Nick Gordon, who is being sued by Bobbi Kristina’s conservator for allegedly beating her up on the day she was found unconscious and for allegedly stealing thousands from her bank account?  Finally, could Whitney Houston have done more to protect her daughter and are there lessons here for those with considerably fewer assets to pass on?

When she turned 21, Bobbi Kristina received 10 percent of Houston’s estate, or reportedly about $2 million.  Had she lived, at age 25 she would have received another one-sixth of the estate (roughly $3 million), and she would have had full access to the money at age 30.

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