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Hank Sr.'s Litigitous, Illegitimate Child (III)
Highest Court Second Circuit
Year Ended 1992
Plaintiffs Child of Artist(s)
Defendants Acuff, Roy
Acuff-Rose Music
Chappell Music
Fred Rose Music
Music Publisher(s)
Rose, Wesley
Spouse of Artist(s)
Williams, Hank (Jr.)
Other Williams, Hank (Sr.)
Short Description The illegitimate daughter of Williams sued to be included in Williams' estate, after not being told most of her life who her real father was. The District Court dismissed the case, saying it was barred by laches, and the Court of Appeals affirmed. But in re-hearing, the appellate court reversed and remanded to the District Court. who dismissed the case. The appellate court found Plaintiff was entitled renewal rights to copyrights. - [This entry is not yet complete or has not been edited/checked.]

Legal Issues
Conflicts of Law Jurisdiction & Forum Federal Removal Jurisdiction
    Personal Jurisdiction
    Subject Matter Jurisdiction
Copyrights Ownership Assignments, Licenses & Renewal Rights
    Declaratory Judgment
Family Law Parentage Paternity Determination
General Affirmative Defenses Res Judicata & Collateral Estoppel
    Statutes of Limitation
  Equitable Defenses Laches
Torts Economic Torts Civil Conspiracy
    Fraud, Misrepresentation & Inducement
Trusts & Estates Intestacy Heirs & Inheritance


Opinions Stone v. Williams
792 F.Supp. 749
M.D. Alabama , February 24, 1992 ( No. 91-T-1015-N )


Stone v. Williams
970 F.2d 1043
Second Circuit , July 13, 1992 ( No. 91-7706 )


Stone v. Williams
766 F.Supp. 158
S.D. New York , June 12, 1991 ( No. 85 Civ. 7133 (JFK) )


Stone v. Williams
891 F.2d 401
Second Circuit , December 05, 1989 ( No. 732, Docket 88-7860 )


Stone v. Williams
873 F.2d 620
Second Circuit , April 21, 1989 ( No. 732, Docket 88-7860 )


Stone v. Williams
1988 WL 96091
S.D. New York , September 07, 1988 ( No. 85 CIV. 7133 (JFK) )


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Related Searches Parties
Acuff, Roy ( Defendant )
Acuff-Rose Music ( Defendant )
Chappell Music ( Defendant )
Child of Artist(s) ( Plaintiff )
Fred Rose Music ( Defendant )
Music Publisher(s) ( Defendant )
Rose, Wesley ( Defendant )
Spouse of Artist(s) ( Defendant )
Williams, Hank (Jr.) ( Defendant )
Williams, Hank (Sr.) ( Other )

Legal Issues
Conflicts of Law / Jurisdiction & Forum / Federal Removal Jurisdiction
Conflicts of Law / Jurisdiction & Forum / Personal Jurisdiction
Conflicts of Law / Jurisdiction & Forum / Subject Matter Jurisdiction
Copyrights / Ownership / Assignments, Licenses & Renewal Rights
Copyrights / Ownership / Declaratory Judgment
Family Law / Parentage / Paternity Determination
General / Affirmative Defenses / Res Judicata & Collateral Estoppel
General / Affirmative Defenses / Statutes of Limitation
General / Equitable Defenses / Laches
Torts / Economic Torts / Civil Conspiracy
Torts / Economic Torts / Fraud, Misrepresentation & Inducement
Trusts & Estates / Intestacy / Heirs & Inheritance

Courts
Second Circuit (highest court)
M.D. Alabama
S.D. New York


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