Younger wife wins big in a 25-year old succession battle

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Share      [Source: The Standard, by Jack Murima] A second wife has been awarded the lion’s share of her deceased husband’s land in a case pitting her against her co-wife. Making the ruling yesterday, High Court Judge William Musyoka ordered that the property be shared in a ratio of 3:4 in favour of Susana Muchisu, the second…


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Daughters consent a must, court rules in property dispute

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Share      [Source: The Standard, by Evelyne Kwamboka] Failure to get consent from daughters when distributing an estate of the deceased to only sons may cause trouble. The Law of Succession Act and the Constitution provides for all children to be treated equal, and this calls for an input of all children in distribution of the wealth…


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