Spanish legal challenge shows the lengths some will go to for inheritance claims, says lawyer
The exhumation of enigmatic artist Salvador Dali highlights the lengths some will go to when attempting to establish an inheritance claim, a factor that should be considered before engaging in litigation.
In June, a Madrid judge ordered the exhumation of the Spanish artist to determine whether 61-year-old fortune-teller Pilar Abel is Dali’s daughter and is therefore able to be recognised as his legal heir.
If confirmed as his child, Abel would be entitled to 25 per cent of the surrealist’s estate, which, upon his death at age 84, Dali bestowed to the Spanish state.
This article is part of our subscription-based access. Please pick one of the options below to continue.
Already registered? Login to access premium content
The Corporate IP Licence is tailored to your firm, making it the most cost effective way for the firm to access Solicitors Journal, and enables the firm to remain compliant with copyright and our Terms and Conditions. This gives you the ability to print and circulate articles within the firm.
To enquire about a Corporate IP Licence for your firm, please contact our Subscriptions Manager on firstname.lastname@example.org.