New York Court Rules Alleged Gay Former Partner Can Maintain Action for Contract Breach and Constructive Trust

Justice Saliann Scarpulla of New York Supreme Court in Manhattan ruled on January 15 that Craig Massey, who alleges that he was the “life partner” of Christopher Byrne from 1997 through 2007, can proceed on his claim for compensation based on an alleged agreement to shared assets.  However, Justice Scarpulla found that Massey’s complaint did not support a claim for partition of the condominium apartment purchased by Byrne in which they lived together prior to … <Read More>