'Palimony' Originator Michelle Triola Marvin Passes Away

By Jake on
Michelle Triola Marvin, who filed a landmark palimony case against actor Lee Marvin, passed away today, October 30, 2009, at the age of 76. Marvin filed a lawsuit against The Dirty Dozen actor after living together for over six years, claiming that Marvin had promised to support her for the rest of her life.While the case ultimately ended up awarding Marvin no money, it helped establish the idea within the California court system that non-spousal partners could file for a portion of joint...Read Full Story