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My Husband made a Will before we married in Michigan. What happens since he died?

My spouse and I have been married for 4 years. His will and trust was never updated, I was designated as a friend and was left a small amount. Am I entitled to anything more?

03/01/2017   |   Category: Wills and Es... » Spouses   |   State: Michigan   |   #33164

Is it legal for a spouse to waive rights provided by laws dealing with spouses at death of their spouse?

Is it legal for a spouse to waive rights provided by laws dealing with spouses being entitled to elective share, renunciation, homestead, and other rights?

02/08/2017   |   Category: Wills and Es... » Spouses   |   State: Florida   |   #31780

I left my husband last year. Can I claim a share in his estate after his death?

My husband never wanted to have kids but I wanted a family and have kids. Therefore, I left my husband last year and moved into another house in the same city (Charlottesville, Virginia). I never filed for divorce as I thought he might change his mind some day and we could reunite. We never met or spoke to each other in this time period. Few days back I got to know that he died...

02/08/2017   |   Category: Wills and Es... » Spouses   |   State: Virginia   |   #31756

Do I have a right to renounce or take a share of my deceased Husbands estate as elective share?

Do I have a right to renounce or take a share of my deceased Husbands estate as elective share?

02/07/2017   |   Category: Wills and Es... » Spouses   |   State: Florida   |   #31700

What are the rights of surviving spouse to the homestead?

My Husband recently died. I have read about intestate succession in Florida but I am a surviving spouse and we have one child. I want to stay in the home to raise our child. My Husband left the home to his Brother in a Will but I am told I still have rights. What are my rights to the homestead in Florida?

02/04/2017   |   Category: Wills and Es... » Spouses   |   State: Florida   |   #31565

Husband left everything to his sister in his will. What are my rights as spouse in Missouri?

My husband died of cancer in Missouri. My husband had made a will prior to our marriage which left all his assets to his sister. My husband wanted to alter his will but he could not do so due to his sudden illness.At present, I live with our two kids in our family home and am worried about the future of our kids. I wish to challenge the will. Per the law prevailing in Misso...

01/25/2017   |   Category: Wills and Es... » Spouses   |   State: Missouri   |   #30955

I am a widower. What rights do I have in my deceased husband’s estate in Michigan?

My husband expired few weeks back. After our marriage, my husband had acquired many properties. My husband never made any will in his lifetime. What is a widow's share in her husband's estate in the state of Michigan?

01/24/2017   |   Category: Wills and Es... » Spouses   |   State: Michigan   |   #30890

Can I make a Will and leave land to my Sister without the consent of my husband?

I am happily married to my husband and we have three kids together. I own land in Oklahoma that is in my name and was given to me before marriage. I want to give it to my sister after my death. Can I make a will in this regard without the consent of my husband?

01/23/2017   |   Category: Wills and Es... » Spouses   |   State: Oklahoma   |   #30822

Can a wife make a Will leaving her property to a non-profit without husband’s consent?

My wife has quite a few properties in her name in the state of Oklahoma. As these properties are her separate property, I never interfere in the management of the properties.My wife is planning to donate these properties to an NGO and she has even consulted her lawyer to make a will in this regard. Can a wife make a will without taking husband’s consent?

01/23/2017   |   Category: Wills and Es... » Spouses   |   State: Oklahoma   |   #30821

Can I alter my Will without my Husband's consent?

I am married and live with my husband in Oklahoma. Two years back, I made a will with respect to my property, in which I had given one of my properties to my husband’s sister. Now I wish to alter the will as I want to give the said property to my son after my death. But my husband does not consent to this alteration. Can I alter the will without my husband’s consent?

01/23/2017   |   Category: Wills and Es... » Spouses   |   State: Oklahoma   |   #30820
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