Changing Landscape Of Same-Sex Couples' Inheritance Rights
On Aug. 1, 2012, a Minnesota state district court ruled that a partner in a same-sex marriage may receive full spousal inheritance rights under Minnesota’s intestacy statutes despite the fact that same-sex marriages are not lawful in Minnesota.
In a trailblazing decision, the Hennepin County Probate Court Division (Fourth Judicial District) determined that Minnesota’s statutory intestacy laws govern the inheritance rights of...
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