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Legal battle over Thomas Kinkade's estate heads back to court
SAN JOSE, Calif. (KGO) -- The legal battle over the multi-million dollar estate of artist Thomas Kinkade heads back to court Monday in San Jose.
Kinkade's widow is struggling to retain control of the estate against his live-in girlfriend.
Amy Pinto-Walsh claims two hand-written wills leave her Kincade's Monte Sereno mansion, plus $10 million to establish a museum of his artwork.
Lawyers for Nanette Kinkade,his wife of 30 years, filed papers on Friday contesting those wills.
Kinkade died in April from a fatal combination of alcohol and valium.
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