Thursday, July 16, 2009

Millions In Alimony Denied In Quebec Common-Law Case

Crowd outside Montreal's Palais de Justice. (File photo).
Photograph by: Marcos Townsend, The Gazette

From The CBC:

The woman known as "Lola" lost her constitutional challenge on Thursday to try to get unmarried couples treated the same as married couples when their relationships end.

Lola asked the Quebec Superior Court to strike down a series of federal and provincial laws. She also asked for a $50-million lump-sum payment from her former spouse and $56,000 a month in alimony.

The court rejected her claims against her former spouse, who is a well-known Quebec tycoon.

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Update #1: Montreal billionaire's ex loses common-law case -- The Montreal Gazette

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