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November 2015

StarSupreme Court Rejects Family's Appeal Against Transgender Woman's Cremation News item summary IL 24 JUN

StarMore than five years after firefighter's death, transgender widow to get his death benefits News item summary US (TX) 24 NOV
Final Summary Judgment: In the Estate of Thomas Trevino Araguz III No. 44575 JPEG 20 NOV 15

StarBody of Israeli transgender woman to be cremated, court orders News item summary IL 18 NOV

October 2015

StarJudge Declines to Apply Marital Property Rules to Dissolved Union News item summary US (NY) 30 OCT
Opinion: O'Reilly-Morshead v O'Reilly-Morshead 2015 NY Slip Op 25354, 27 OCT 15

StarCourt sides with transgender widow in fight over estate News item summary US (TX) 26 OCT
Mandate: In the Estate of Thomas Trevino Araguz III, Deceased No. 13-11-00490-CV PDF 59.37kb, 23 OCT 15

StarWhat you need to know about estate planning opportunities for same-sex couples (in Ohio) News item summary US (OH) 07 OCT

StarJudge recognizes 1st common-law same-sex marriage in Texas News item summary US (TX) 06 OCT

September 2015

StarElder Law Guys: New estate planning issues emerging since the arrival of same-sex marriage in Pennsylvania News item summary US (PA) 27 SEP

StarOver Ken Paxton's objection, judge OKs gay marriage settlement News item summary US (TX) 16 SEP

StarInheritance tax: Why are people in civil partnerships and married couples exempt, but not siblings or friends? News item summary UK 13 SEP

StarTexas Attorney General trying to stop lesbian inheriting her late partner’s estate News item summary US (TX) 11 SEP

August 2015

StarMotion to dismiss gay common law marriage case denied News item summary US (DC) 28 AUG

StarEstate Planning for Same-Sex Couples After Obergefell News item summary US (KY) 07 AUG

StarHow to leave money to who YOU want with a cast-iron Will after landmark court ruling News item summary UK 02 AUG
Judgment: Iliot and Mitson et al. [2015] EWCA Civ 797 PDF 106.75kb, 27 JUL 15

July 2015

StarTexas refuses to issue same-sex couples death certificates News item summary US (TX) 31 JUL

StarCommon Law Marriage Retroactively Applied to Same-Sex Couple News item summary US (PA) 30 JUL

StarEvil Mother-In-Law Loses, Court Orders Big Payout To Gay Widower News item summary US (AL) 29 JUL
Order: Paul Hard v. Luther Johnson Strange 2:13-cv-00922-WKW PDF 95.91kb 29 JUL 15

June 2015

StarDecedent's Former Partner Can Inherit Estate, Judge Says News item summary US (NY) 23 JUN
• Opinion: in Matter of the Estate of Mauricio Leyton No. , 2013-4842 PDF 226.27kb, 16 JUN 15

May 2015

StarDivorce or dissolution: what happens to your property if your relationship ends? News item summary UK (E&W) 09 MAY

March 2015

StarFormer civil partner granted permission to appeal financial settlement News item summary UK 23 MAR

February 2015

StarTexas ban on same-sex marriage unconstitutional, judge rules News item summary US (TX) 17 FEB
• Order: Estate of Stella Marie Powell No. C-1-PB-14-001695 PDF 82.60kb, 17 FEB 15

January 2015

StarContract in Same-Sex Couple's Split Controls, Superior Court Rules News item summary US (PA) 02 FEB
• Opinion: Cynthia Clifton v. Joanne Bruscemi Nos. 76 WDA 2014, 107 WDA 2014 PDF 95.70kb, 26 JAN 15

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