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Will the provisions concerning wife in the husband’s will be valid after divorce in Virginia?

I have filed a divorce case in the family court of Virginia. My husband made a will in the year 2010. Per my husband’s will all the property in the event of his death will be transferred in my name. My husband is undergoing treatment for heart valve disease and is not expected to live for more than a year or two. Will the provisions concerning me in my husband’s will be valid a...

02/08/2017   |   Category: Wills and Es... » Divorce   |   State: Virginia   |   #31762

Does a former spouse or ex-wife receive anything under Will after divorce?

Does a former spouse or ex-wife receive anything under Will after divorce? I need to know the law on this for a divorce paper I am working on. If a married person does not change their Will after divorce are provisions for the former spouse still valid?

12/11/2016   |   Category: Wills and Es... » Divorce   |   State: ALL   |   #27929

My Husband and I decided not to go through a divorce and then he died. His parents are claiming half of his estate. What do I do?

My husband and I decided not to go through with our divorce so we didn't file the papers. A couple of weeks later he passed away. Now his parents want half of his estate. Is this the law?

11/27/2016   |   Category: Wills and Es... » Divorce   |   State: California   |   #27201
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