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First Palimony Lawyer Dies in Hollywood

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First Palimony Lawyer Dies in Hollywood

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First Palimony Lawyer Dies in Hollywood

First Palimony Lawyer Dies in Hollywood

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Hollywood divorce lawyer Marvin Mitchelson died this weekend at age 76. Mitchelson pioneered the legal concept of palimony, in which one member of an unmarried couple that lived together pays financial support to the other once the relationship ends. Hear NPR's Michele Norris and divorce attorney Raoul Felder.

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