Thomas Richardson, brother to , has filed suit against estranged husband Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. in state court in White Plains, multiple media outlets reported Friday.
The lawsuit was filed yesterday and was not publicly searchable earlier on Friday. By the time basic information about the case appeared in the Westchester County Clerk's records, a motion had been granted to seal its detailed documents. The seal order was given Friday by Judge Joan Lefkowitz, records show.
While the contents of the lawsuit are not known because of the seal order, Kennedy told The Associated Press Friday that the matter was "over" (click here for its story).
Meanwhile, media outlets reported that Mary Kennedy had recently been sued by American Express seeking payment of debt. A search of the county clerk's records on Friday show that the case has been dropped and that specific information about the case had been sealed, including the amount of money in dispute.
The dispute comes as plans are being arranged for Mary Kennedy, who was founded dead Wednesday on her Bedford estate. The county's medical examiner ruled the death was caused by hanging. Kennedy's funeral at 10 a.m. at St. Patrick's Church in Bedford.