GRETNA – A St. Tammany woman is being sued by her son for allegedly allowing property willed to him by his father to deteriorate before he was able to take ownership of it.

Clay Calhoun Adams filed suit against Mary Billiot Adams in the 24th Judicial District Court on Oct. 8.

Clay Adams alleges that after his father, Gerald D. Adams died his mother Mary Adams was placed in charge of several pieces of property that were willed to him.  The plaintiff contends that his mother failed to perform maintenance and repairs to the properties when they were under her supervision leading to their deterioration and loss of value.

The defendant is accused of negligence.

An unspecified amount in damages is sought for the repair of all properties.

Clay Adams is represented by Brad P. Scott of Metairie-based Offner, Scott & Inzina.

The case has been assigned to Division C Judge June Berry Darensburg.

Case no. 743-181.

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