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2017

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October 2017

Court finds unsent text message to be a valid will News item summary AU (QLD) 10 OCT
• Order: Re Nichol; Nichol v Nichol [2017] QSC 220 PDF 305.04kb 09 OCT 17

July 2017

Maryland Reduces Evidentiary Requirements to Exempt Primary Residence of Domestic Partners from Inheritance Tax News item summary US (MD) 21 JUL 17
Same-sex couples and property ownership News item summary US (FED) 06 JUL

June 2017

For richer, for poorer: splitting the assets and the couple News item summary NZ 25 JUN
The case that could change everything for couples divorcing after a short marriage News item summary UK (E&W) 14 JUN
• Judgment: Sharp v. Sharp [2017] EWCA Civ 408 HTML 13 JUN 17
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 2017

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

April 2017

Common-law marriages of same-sex couples must be recognized, Pennsylvania court rules News item summary US (PA) 17 APR
• Opinion: In Re: Estate of Carter, S., Appeal of: Hunter, M. 1126 WDA 2016 PDF 178.13kb 17 APR 17

March 2017

StarTaiwan lesbian ordered to pay back groom News item summary TW 15 MAR

February 2017

StarWhat you NEED to know about money if you're not married to your partner - and why it makes financial sense to get hitched News item summary UK 27 FEB

January 2017

StarSeparate lives but gay ‘hubby’ looking good for share of the assets News item summary AU (TAS) 10 JAN
• Judgment: Martens v. Bocca [2016] FamCA 1044 HTML 07 DEC 16

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