Steve Lawrence’s son David accused of having advantage of father’s dementia

David Lawrence, the son of singer Steve Lawrence, has been accused of having edge of his father who has dementia.

Steve’s companion and manager, Judy Tannen, promises in docs obtained by Persons magazine on Monday that David is protecting against her from getting care of him.

In a legal petition, Tannen wishes David eradicated as the point man or woman producing decisions for the 85-12 months-aged. In accordance to Tannen, she’s labored with the singer for 64 a long time, noting that his spouse, Eydie “trustworthy not only their occupations with [her], but all of their private affairs.” Tannen stated Eydie named “her to just about every conceivable fiduciary purpose and capability possible.”

Tannen also alleges that just after Eydie’s death in 2013, she and Steve became companions who “leaned intensely on each and every other for psychological guidance and companionship.”


They have supposedly been dwelling jointly as “companions due to the fact close to 2014.” Tannen is alleging in Steve’s estate preparing, she can are living in his residence for 5 years just after his demise and get fifty percent of his songs small business that she managed.

In this May 30, 1998, file photo, singer Steve Lawrence and his wife Eydie Gorme arrive at the black-tie gala called ‘Thanks Frank’ honoring Frank Sinatra in Las Vegas. In 2019, Lawrence was diagnosed with the early stages of Alzheimer’s Disease.

In this May possibly 30, 1998, file picture, singer Steve Lawrence and his spouse Eydie Gorme get there at the black-tie gala identified as ‘Thanks Frank’ honoring Frank Sinatra in Las Vegas. In 2019, Lawrence was diagnosed with the early stages of Alzheimer’s Illness.
(AP, File)

Steve was identified with Alzheimer’s back in 2019. Tannen insists that David is “malevolently holding [her] from fulfilling her promise to consider treatment of Steve by means of thick and slender.” 

The petition alleges that David is also “advertising off heirlooms that Steve preferred Judy to be able to give to people who would value them, such as spouse and children customers, who, compared with David, want reminiscences, not cash.”

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Steve is accused of providing his father’s household in Las Vegas and an apartment in Los Angeles and then applying $74,000 to fund his own new music.

Tannen’s complications with Steve started when she was admitted to the healthcare facility for COVID-19 in February this year and David was appointed with the “electricity to make well being care choices for her in the occasion of her incapacity.”

She calls the selection the “worst blunder of her life,” alleging it authorized David to “exploit [her] and do unthinkable damage to Steve at the same time.”

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“Although Tannen was gravely sick with COVID-19, David weaponized Judy’s have confidence in, abusing her proper of privateness to her clinical info to have her declared incapacitated, and then systematically taking away Judy from just about every fiduciary position Steve and Eydie had conferred upon her,” the petition reads.

A rep for Tannen informed Fox News, “It is scary to think that you give all the things to your kids and this is how they repay you in your remaining days.  But it seems David has produced his Devil’s wager a person of them will die before everyone forces David to let them be collectively yet again. I hope not, for the reason that it is painful to see Judy dying of heartbreak and the terrible guilt that Steve will assume she deserted him.”

The Lawrence family could not promptly be attained for comment.

For each Individuals magazine, David has not however filed his reaction to Tannen’s allegations.