The dispute over Johnny Hallyday’s estate is an example of the problems that can arise with international estates. Patrick Delas discusses ‘If Johnny died habitually resident in France or was at least manifestly more closely connected with France, as David and Laura claim, French courts should regard themselves as having jurisdiction in relation to the …
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- Cass 1st Civ n° 1004 16-13-151 and Cass 1st Civ n° 1005 16-17-198 (Colombier and Jarre 27 September 2017)
- Cass civ 24 June 1878 (Forgo)
- Cour d’Appel de Paris 11 mai 2016 RG14/26247 (Colombier)
- Cour d’Appel de Paris 11 mai 2016 RG14/26247 (Jarre)