NEW ORLEANS – Six family members are seeking damages after their late father left his legacy to one relative.
Keith Montgomery, Alvin Montgomery, Albert Montgomery, Emma White, Joseph Montgomery and Gregory Montgomery filed a lawsuit Jan. 16 against Helen Montgomery in Orleans Parish Civil District Court alleging fraud.
According to the complaint, the plaintiffs are children of Johnnie Montgomery, who died on June 17, 2017 after suffering from cancer. The suit states that plaintiffs are seeking damages after the defendant claimed to have a document that grants all of the deceased's possessions to her.
The defendant is accused of fraud.
The plaintiff seeks all reasonable damages, court costs, attorney fees and all appropriate relief. The plaintiff is represented by attorney Nicholas S. Lindner in New Orleans.
The case has been assigned to Division N Judge Ethen Julien.
The Orleans Parish Civil District Court Case No. is 18-490.