Benson's estranged daughter to take over Texas estate

Benson's estranged daughter to take over Texas estate
Mr. Benson's funeral arrangements have benn set. (FOX 8 Photo)

(WVUE) - Tom Benson's estranged daughter will take control of the family's Texas estate.

According to our partners at NOLA.com | The Times Picayune, Renee Benson will replace her 88-year-old father, after a judge approved a settlement on Friday.

The settlement involves Benson's Texas assets, which include banks, car dealerships and real estate. Most of the settlement details are confidential.

An attorney for Tom Benson said today that progress is being made on reaching a settlement in New Orleans over ownership of the Saints and Pelicans.

The judge scheduled a hearing in that case for next week.

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