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California Court of Appeal Rules for Same-Sex Partner in Inheritance Dispute

Court Recognizes New Legal Claim for Unmarried Partners Intentionally Deprived of Expected Inheritance (Santa Ana, CA, May 4, 2012)—Yesterday, the California Court of Appeal established an important new legal protection for unmarried partners who are wrongfully prevented from inheriting property from each other when one partner dies. The Court of Appeal ruled in favor of the surviving same-sex partner of a deceased Southern California man in a lawsuit alleging that the deceased partner’s...

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