Tristan Thompson Steps Up to Care for His Younger Brother
NBA player Tristan Thompson has been granted temporary guardianship of his 17-year-old brother, Amari, following the untimely demise of their mother. In a court hearing on Wednesday, it was decided that Tristan would assume the role of guardian while awaiting a hearing for permanent guardianship scheduled for November. Though Tristan was not physically present in court, his attorney represented him via Zoom.
Tristan Thompson has been granted temporary guardianship of his younger brother, Amari, following their mother’s sudden death. Amari, who faces mental and physical disabilities, is unable to care for himself. Tristan, with the support of the KarJenners, is stepping up to ensure his brother’s well-being during this challenging time.
This development comes after Tristan filed for temporary guardianship a few weeks ago, and it was widely anticipated that his petition would be approved. There were no objections raised, including from Amari’s father, Trevor Douglas Thompson, who, according to Tristan, has been absent from Amari’s life. Trevor, unable to be located, did not receive notice of Wednesday’s proceeding.
Tristan’s Commitment to His Brother’s Well-being
Amari, facing both mental and physical disabilities, is unable to care for himself, necessitating his older brother’s intervention. With Tristan assuming responsibility, the issue of conservatorship looms as Amari approaches 18 years of age.
A Supportive Network Surrounding Tristan and Amari
Following the unfortunate passing of their mother, Andrea, earlier this year, Tristan is determined to protect and support his brother. Amari has already been introduced to the KarJenners, and it is expected that Tristan will continue to have their unwavering support throughout this challenging time.
Additionally, there is an unresolved matter regarding funds in Andrea’s probate estate, amounting to approximately $103k. While the funds are not currently available for disbursement, Tristan will oversee them on behalf of Amari.
During Andrea’s funeral, several members of the Kardashian family flew to Toronto on short notice to stand by Tristan’s side, illustrating the bond and unity they share during times of hardship.