Robin Williams estate: widow Susan Schneider Williams and children reach settlement
The battle over Robin Williams’ estate is over. His widow, Susan Schneider Williams, has reached a settlement and dropped her claim against the estate and Williams’ children, according to her lawyer.
“Susan is ecstatic with the result and very happy that the trust Robin wanted for her is being implemented and Robin’s wishes are being honored,” attorney Jim Wagstaffe told EW. “She’s been grieving for a long time, and hopefully this is a step to heal the grieving.”
Wagstaffe said Susan is expected to make a statement on the settlement.
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The primary sticking point in the legal battle was what Williams had in his will: for Susan to reside in the Marin County house the two shared and to continue to upkeep it with a trust reserve account.
The full terms of the settlement — such as which personal belongings Susan kept — weren’t disclosed, but Wagstaffe sounded pleased with the terms.
“It was a fantastic result for Susan and her family,” Wagstaffe said to EW.
An attorney for Williams’ children— Zachary, Zelda and Cody — did not immediately respond to EW’s request for comment.