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Robin Williams’ widow ‘demanding more cash’

Published 18/08/2015

Robin Williams and family
Robin Williams and family

Susan Schneider, the widow of the late comedian Robin Williams, has reportedly filed legal documents complaining she isn’t getting enough money to cope in her daily life.

The Mrs. Doubtfire comedy legend committed suicide at his home in Marin County, California in August last year when he was just 63 years old.

Following his death, Robin’s wife Susan Schneider has been in a battle with his children Zachary, 31, Zelda, 25, and Cody, 23, over the late actor’s estate.

And according to, Susan filed further legal documents on Tuesday complaining that she is financially unable to look after the house she and Robin lived in together.

An initial figure is believed to have been presented to Susan as a maintenance settlement as part of the court case.

However, she is understood to have argued the amount is not enough to cover her mortgage, insurance and maintenance of the property.

The outlet reports that Robin’s offspring are more than happy with the money Susan has been offered. Due to Robin’s will leaving his estate to his children following Susan’s eventual death, the children are said to believe that Susan is doing her best to reduce the amount of money they will receive after her passing.

Susan also allegedly claims she has not been given any money for the property since Robin’s death, due to her battle with his children holding things up.

Previous points of contention in the court case include Susan alleging a number of items, including the tuxedo he wore to their wedding, were removed from his home. Robin’s kids filed a countersuit, accusing her of attempting to steal watches, photos and awards the star wanted them to have.

According to TMZ, the lawyer for Robin’s estate claims “no one has removed a single item from Robin and Susan's home”.

The case continues.

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