Heath Ledger's Family Feuds Over His Estate

03/28/2008 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Heath Ledger's uncles are speaking out against his father Kim's handling of the actor's assets, saying Kim has a bad track record of estate management.

Ledger's father so mishandled the management of their grandfather's estate 15 years ago in Australia that Kim was removed as executor, the uncles claim.

"It plunged into enormous debt," Mike Ledger, one of Kim's brothers, tells PEOPLE.

Heath died in January at age 28 of an accidental mixture of prescription drugs - leaving behind a daughter, Matilda, by his ex, actress Michelle Williams. His will, written before his relationship with Williams, leaves everything to his parents and sisters.

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