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Alan Thicke's widow alleges his sons want to turn his ranch into pot farm

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The relationship between Alan Thicke's widow, Tanya, and two of his sons has officially gone up in smoke.

Tanya has been at odds with Robin Thicke and Brennan Thicke over the late actor's probate estate. The latest claim is quite astounding. According to TMZ, Tanya believes that the brothers are going after her because she won't let them start a pot farm on their deceased dad's land. Her attorney says that the boys want to convert the 11-acre property into a huge marijuana operation.

Alan Thicke and Tanya Callau attend the Comedy Central Roast of Rob Lowe in Los Angeles on Aug. 27, 2016.

Alan Thicke and Tanya Callau attend the Comedy Central Roast of Rob Lowe in Los Angeles on Aug. 27, 2016.
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The land is near Santa Barbara, Calif.

When Alan passed on Dec. 13, 2016, he left things "a little confusing," TMZ says. He and Tanya had a prenup which gives her a 25 percent interest in the ranch. In the trust, Alan also allowed Tanya to live out her life on the property.

The boys say she wants to challenge the prenup. Her lawyer says she's fine with it.

Also see: 'Growing Pains': Where are they now? (Provided by People)

ALAN THICKE: <p><p>Thicke played patriarch Dr. Jason Seaver, a psychiatrist who worked out of an office at the family home. He stuck around the Hollywood scene after the series finale, briefly moving on to sitcom Hope & Gloria and hosting the Pictionary game show. In 2014, he began a two-season run on a reality mockumentary called <a href="">Unusually Thicke</a>, which costarred his wife Tanya and teenage son Carter. Thicke<a href=""> continued </a>to make appearances on a number of TV shows including How I Met Your Mother, This Is Us, Scream Queens and the newly released sophomore season of Fuller House.</p> <p> On Dec. 13, 2016, <a href="">Thicke died </a>at age 69 after suffering a heart attack while playing hockey with Carter. <a href="">Emotional tributes</a> from friends, family and costars poured in following the actor's passing. "My Father passed away today," <a href="">son Robert Thicke shared</a> in an Instagram post. "He was the best man I ever knew. The best friend I ever had. Let's all rejoice and celebrate the joy he brought to every room he was in. We love you Alan Thicke. Thank you for your love. Love, your grateful son."</p></p> The Cast of Growing Pains: Where Are They Now?

Alan and Tanya were married for 11 years and were together for 17 years.

The boys filed a lawsuit on May 16 in Los Angeles County Superior Court about the estate, saying they have "no choice but to bring this petition to honor the memory of their father, protect his legacy, and prevent his testamentary intentions from being undermined by avarice and overreaching of his third wife, Tanya Callau."

The Thicke boys claim she's threatened to make up false stories about them and leak them to the press if they cooperate. She has denied those claims.

Her lawyer told ABC News that she "has never threatened to take private family matters public and she never has. It is clear that Alan's sons have chosen this distasteful public smear tactic to bully Tanya, by stirring up the tabloid media, filing a bogus lawsuit, and refusing family mediation."


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