Lawyers for Sean and Leigh Anne Tuohy say the couple intends to end their conservatorship for Oher, a former NFL offensive lineman and the inspiration behind the 2009 film, The Blind Side.
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The family says that Oher's claims against them in the petition filed Monday are essentially a "shakedown effort" in order to get nearly $15 million from them.
In court documents filed in a Tennessee probate court, Oher alleged that the Tuohys convinced him to sign documents that agreed to a conservatorship in 2004.