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Chekov v Fryer suggests divorce and death does not prevent estate claims

The decision in Chekov v Fryer demonstrates the claims that can be brought under the act by another class of applicants, namely "cohabitees".

This encompasses anyone who during the whole of two years before death was living in the same household as the deceased and as the husband or wife of the deceased. To read more on how following the death of Mr Fryer his former wife Ms Chekov is claiming part of his estate on the grounds of cohabiting, head to Spear's Wealth Management Magazine.

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