Riverside, California 2021-09-14 17:43:40 –
Serena Quintanilla Perez’s widow and her father have been involved in a legal battle for more than five years over whether the 2012 memoirs of Tejano’s late singer could be adopted in a television series.
A lawyer for his father, Abraham Quintanilla Jr., said the series “To Selena With Love” violates a real estate contract signed after her husband Chris Perez, his parents and two brothers died in May 1995. Insisted.
But now the men have issued a statement that they have “friendlyly settled” the long-standing legal dispute.
Perez told fans on his Facebook page on Tuesday that in his mind the court battle with his former step-in-law was over.
“Good news. We wanted to keep everyone up to date with the friendly resolution of the legal dispute between Abraham Quintanilla Jr. and the Quintanilla family,” Perez said. I am. “Now that these issues are behind us, my hope, and the hope of the Quintanilla family, is that we work together to respect and celebrate Serena’s heritage.”
A few minutes later, Abraham Quintanilla Jr. posted a similar statement on Facebook, refusing further comments when Caller-Times contacted him by phone.
In addition, according to online court records, Quintanilla Jr. and Perez filed a joint petition to dismiss the proceedings in the 148th District Court on September 8, 2021.
Quintanilla first filed a proceeding against former son-in-laws Endemol Latino and Blue Mariachi in December 2016.
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