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Restraining order issued against caregiver of Marvel's Stan Lee

AFP  |  Los Angeles 

A has issued a temporary against a man who has been taking care of 95-year-old Marvel legend

The court order against Keya Morgan, which alleges elder abuse, was in response to a petition filed by Tom Lallas, Lee's former attorney, the TMZ website and other US reported.

It comes amid a struggle over Lee's fortune, estimated at USD 50 million, and concerns about his mental and physical health since the death in July 2017 of his wife,

Lallas, in documents seeking the restraining order, claimed that Morgan is a "who inserted himself into Mr Lee's life as his caregiver."

Lee's former attorney, who is seeking guardianship, alleged that Morgan is "unduly influencing Mr Lee and isolating him."

Lee, the co-creator of Spider-Man, the X-Men and other superheroes, posted a video on last week stating that Morgan was his "only "

Morgan, in a statement to TMZ, said he has "taken great care of for the past many years, and have never had a problem directly with Stan."

"I will 100 per cent prove beyond a shadow of a doubt that the allegations against me are false," he said.

"The truth will come out." The temporary requires Morgan to stay away from Lee until a court hearing in the case on July 6.

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First Published: Thu, June 14 2018. 22:15 IST