Prince estate drama: Judge appoints special administrator in absence of will

Sister of Prince Says Singer Had No Will


A Minnesota court has appointed a special administrator in the case of Prince, after the "When Doves Cry" singer's sister filed papers saying that he died without a will.

In papers filed Wednesday, district court judge Kevin W. Eide said that Bremer Trust, National Association had been appointed special administrator for Prince's estate.

The papers noted that Bremer Bank, National Association has provided "financial services to the Decedent for a number of years and has knowledge of his personal financial and business financial affairs."

Bremer will serve as special administrator "to preserve the estate and to secure its proper administration until a general Personal Representative is appointed by the Registrar or by the Court."

Prince died Thursday at age 57. He was found unresponsive in an elevator in his Paisley Park home in Minnesota, but responders were unable to revive him.

A hearing on Prince's estate will be held May 2, the court papers noted.

According to TMZ, the singer was hospitalized the week prior to his death for an overdose of the pain killer Percocet.

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LONDON, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 19: Prince and Ida Nielsen, Hannah Ford Welton and Donna Grantis of his band 3rdEyeGirl present an award at The BRIT Awards 2014 at The O2 Arena on February 19, 2014 in London, England. (Photo by Samir Hussein/Redferns via Getty Images)
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LAS VEGAS, NV - SEPTEMBER 22: Singer Mary J. Blige (L) and recording artist Prince perform onstage during the 2012 iHeartRadio Music Festival at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on September 22, 2012 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Christopher Polk/Getty Images for Clear Channel)
LAS VEGAS, NV - SEPTEMBER 22: Recording artist Prince (L) and singer Mary J. Blige perform onstage during the 2012 iHeartRadio Music Festival at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on September 22, 2012 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Isaac Brekken/Getty Images for Clear Channel)
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Pamela Chelin contributed to this report.

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