Allison Holker has been granted half of her late husband, Stephen “tWitch” Boss’ property, Us Weekly can verify.
The So You Suppose You Can Dance alum, 35, petitioned the court docket in February for the rights to her late partner’s inventive earnings after he died by suicide in December 2022 with out leaving a will.
In keeping with paperwork obtained by Us on Friday, April 28, a decide from the Superior Courtroom of California in Los Angeles County signed off on her request after she proved that she was actually married to Boss on the time of his loss of life. She was granted her “property passing” rights however the submitting identified that “no administration of [the estate] is critical.”
Whereas California regulation dictates that the surviving partner is entitled to half of their accomplice’s property as soon as they’ve handed, the widow should file a petition to legally take over the cash and property.
Boss’ property included one hundred pc possession of Stephen Boss Productions, based on the paperwork. Holker requested the decide that she be awarded half of all the hip hop dancer’s present and future earnings as he “owned nothing of worth” once they tied the knot.
The Minnesota native additional claimed that every one “present property have been acquired through the marriage, by advantage of the work, expertise and efforts of the events” and that she and Boss have “no written agreements between” them that will have “impacted the willpower that the property have been neighborhood property.”
The choreographer identified in her petition that her late accomplice “had quite a few initiatives and carried out as dancer, choreographer, actor and producer which resulted in rights to royalties” that ought to now be partially allotted to her and her kids.
Holker — who shares daughters Weslie, 14, and Zaia, 3, and son Maddox, 7, with Boss — connected proof of the royalties together with her submitting, most of which got here from Stephen Boss Productions. (The Alabama native welcomed son Maddox in 2016 and daughter Zaia in 2019 with Holker. He additionally adopted her daughter Weslie once they obtained married in 2013.)
The late star’s work because the DJ on The Ellen DeGeneres Present might additionally earn royalties if there are reruns sooner or later.
The decide’s order on the case learn: “The Courtroom finds that enough proof has been offered to grant the matter on the calendar this date primarily based upon the studying of the shifting papers and consideration of all offered proof.”
Us confirmed in December 2022 that Boss died by suicide on the age of 40. Holker, who met the TV persona in 2010 whereas engaged on SYTYCD, addressed her loss shortly after the information broke.
“To say he left a legacy can be an understatement, and his constructive affect will proceed to be felt,” she mentioned in an announcement on the time. “I’m sure there received’t be a day that goes by that we received’t honor his reminiscence. We ask for privateness throughout this tough time for myself and particularly for our three kids. Stephen, we love you, we miss you, and I’ll at all times save the final dance for you.”
Two months later, Holker filed a California Spousal Property Petition to safe half of her partner’s previous and future earnings. “This has been a tough course of for Allison, however she’s assured it’ll all work out in the long run and that the children shall be taken care of,” a supply solely informed Us on the time.
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The insider defined that “anybody who knew Stephen would let you know his spouse and youngsters have been his No. 1 precedence” and he “completely … would have needed” his spouse to acquire entry to the property.