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Illegitimate heir with legal rights

Article 992 of the Civil Code prohibits an illegitimate child from inheriting ab intestate (intestate or without a will) from the legitimate children and parents of his father or mother. This case involving the couple René and Gina is…

Darwin’s Heir – The Island

By Gwynne Dyer Jim Lovelock was a latecomer. His first book, "Gaia: A New Look at Life on Earth", was published in 1979, when he was already 60 years old. When he died last Thursday at his 103rd birthday, he had written 10…

The very dangerous heir apparent

marsha shear Many Americans hoped that Trump was an anomaly, brought to power by a combination of American laziness (in 2016, more people stayed home than voted for either candidate) and russian interference (Report of the Select Committee…