lisa marie presley, the only child of rock and roll legend elvis presley, is finding herself embroiled in a heartbreaking family battle. Court documents reveal hundreds of indecent photos of children were discovered on a computer belonging to Michael Lockwood, Presley’s estranged husband. Lockwood, who is a musician, is also the father of Presley’s 8-year-old twins Harper and Finley. Unfortunately, the shocking evidence was enough for California authorities to make the decision to remove the girls from the home and place them in protective custody.

According to papers filed in the California Superior Court, Lockwood is facing charges of sexual abuse and neglect. He has not yet been convicted of any crime related to possessing the photos, but the mere fact of having such material is documented evidence of conduct, which has destroyed the emotional calm of Presley. Accordingly, Lockwood’s request for spousal support from Presley must be denied based on reason of his conduct.

Bitter divorce and courtroom drama

Presley, who was once also married to late pop star Michael Jackson, said she was shocked and horrified by the discovery. Lockwood’s attorney, Jeff Sturman, rejects the claims, calling them inaccurate and unproven. Sturman told People magazine that his client will not elaborate or publicly disclose any negative information regarding his estranged wife as an act of retaliation.

Daughter of the king of rock and roll and former wife of the king of pop

The 49-year-old Presley is expected to appear in Edelman Children’s Court in March, in an effort to settle the matter. Presley’s legal team also allege in court documents that her home was raided by the Beverly Hills Police Department, wherein 80 of Lockwood’s devices were confiscated.

The mother of four states she has no idea what is on those devices but fears that there could be more damaging images on them. In the documents, Presley added that she believes Tennessee law enforcement officials are conducting an investigation and that she lived in treatment some time between June and the filing date. The family lived in Tennessee until recently.

Reportedly, she is currently having financial difficulty and living with her adult daughter, Riley Keough. Lisa Marie Presley married Michael Lockwood in 2006 and filed for a divorce last June, alleging he was a poor parent and took advantage of her finances. This is her fourth marriage.

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