Cory Monteith’s Mother to Inherit His Estate, Father Left Out

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Cory Monteith’s father Joe Monteith could be cut off from his late son’s estate as he confessed to not communicating with the actor for most of his life.

The Glee star passed away at 31 in August of 2013 from a drug overdose, and his $810,000 estate is currently in the process of being finalized, according to TMZ.com. Monteith did not have a will at the time of his death.

In court documents obtained by the gossip site, Joe Monteith states he did not keep in touch with his son from the time he was “nine years old until his twenties,” and admitted to skipping out on child support payments.

Because of his admission, Cory’s mother, Ann McGregor, has claimed that under U.S. law, Joe should be blocked from receiving any money from their son’s accounts.

The papers also reveal that Cory’s old roommate, Zachary Larson, will now be in charge of paying off the remainder of the actor’s debts, including $80,000 in taxes and $15,000 to unnamed creditors.