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November 2016

StarCourt rules unmarried gay couples can inherit News item summary ZA 30 NOV
• Judgment: Rasmus Elardus Erasmus Laubschern N.O. v. Eric Jean Spiridion Duplan et al. [2016] ZACC 44 PDF 410.02kb 30 NOV 16
StarMissouri appeals court: Frozen embryos property, not people News item summary US (MO) 16 NOV
• Opinion: Jalesia McQueen v. Justin Gadberry No. ED103108 PDF 714.47kb, 15 NOV 16
StarEstate Planning Maintains Importance In Face of NJ Estate Tax Repeal News item summary US (NJ) 14 NOV
StarUnacceptable discrimination between unmarried heterosexuals and gay couples News item summary IT 04 NOV
StarCourt rules that exes must share pensions News item summary ZA 08 NOV
• Judgment: Ndaba v Ndaba No. 600/2015, [2016] ZASCA 162 PDF 471.92kb 04 NOV 16
StarTom Doyle Wins Halt to Sale of Home He, Husband of 56 Years Shared News item summary US (NY) 03 NOV
StarLesbian couple in condo case entitled to legal fees, appeals court rules News item summary US (IL) 02 NOV
• Order: 7355 South Shore Drive Condominium Association and Shelley Norton v. The City of Chicago Commission on Human Relations, Pat Gilbert and Vernita Gray No. No. 1-14-0686 PDF 43.21kb 28 OCT 16

October 2016

StarWoman who says partner hid true fortune wins court battle News item summary UK (E&W) 14 OCT
• Judgment: Roocroft v. Ball (Representing the Estate of Ainscow, dec'd) [2016] EWCA Civ 1009 HTML 233kb 14 OCT 16

August 2016

StarUnmarried gay woman has no right to ex’s biz, court rules News item summary US (IL) 18 AUG
• Opinion: Jane E Blumenthal v. Eileen M Brewer No. 118781 PDF 257.01 18 AUG 16
StarTransgenders face inheritance issues after SRS News item summary SA 08 AUG
StarGay man wins first round in common-law marriage dispute News item summary US (DC) 02 AUG
• Judgment: James David Spellamn v. Joseph Boland, Personal Representative of the Estate of Michael Joseph Kelly No. 15-FM-429 PDF 321.01kb 07 JUL 16

July 2016

StarFuture Gay Partners of Descendants to be Given the Same Rights as Heterosexual Spouses News item summary UK (E&W) 27 JUL
StarChile court gives gay man right to partner's remains News item summary CL 01 JUL

June 2016

StarSame Sex Common Law Marriage Benefits Victory in Pennsylvania News item summary US (PA) 15 JUN
• Order: In Re: Estate of Elaine Marie Brim, Deceased No. 2014-X4458 PDF 41.9kbs 24 MAY 16

May 2016

StarSame-Sex Partner Not Spouse for New Jersey Estate Tax Break News item summary US (NJ) 17 MAY
• Opinion: Rucksapol Jiwungkul, as Executor of the Estate of Maurice R. Connolly, Jr. v. Director, Division of Taxation No. 009346-2015 PDF 111.37kb 11 MAY 16

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