De Facto Partner Wins Estate Battle

De Facto Partner Wins Estate Battle

Sisters who said their dead father’s grieving partner was just one of his many lovers have been ordered to hand her £325,000 by a judge in the United Kingdom. Jane Redmond and Lynn Leberknight denied that Carole Anne Taylor, 70, was due anything from their...
How Ashes Led To An Estate Battle

How Ashes Led To An Estate Battle

In New Zealand, an estate battle has erupted over the meaning of a de facto relationship. An Auckland man said he felt “betrayed” after his partner of almost 30 years died and left him only her ashes. A decision from Justice Grant Powell in the Auckland...