Jay Leno is taking authorized steps to shield his spouse Mavis Leno‘s monetary belongings amid her battle with dementia.
The previous host of NBC’s Tonight Show has filed for a conservatorship of his spouse’s property in a Los Angeles court docket. Jay submitted the papers, which reveal Mavis’ medical situation, on Jan. 26, based on authorized data obtained by E! Information. Based on NBC News, the TV character’s petition seeks a substituted judgment to approve property planning and implement a testamentary plan that he believes his spouse would execute if she have been succesful.
“Sadly, Mavis has been progressively dropping capability and orientation to area and time for a number of years,” the paperwork state, per the outlet. “As Mavis’s present situation renders her incapable of executing the property plan, Jay has petitioned the Court docket to be appointed conservator of Mavis’s property for the only goal of submitting a petition for substituted judgment on her behalf so as to guarantee her needs in regards to the disposition of her belongings upon her dying are realized.”