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Is my wife entitled to my inheritance

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11 Jun 12 #336185 by Manator1977
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Can anyone tell me if my wife is entitled to half my inheritance. My dad dies 18 months ago and left me a fair amount of money and with more to come from sale of property.

If i were to divorce would my wife be entitled to half of everything. My dad left it to me and then if i had died my kids. No mention of her.

Please advise.


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12 Jun 12 #336209 by jonathancj
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There is no automatic entitlement but an inheritance is a resource available to you, so whether she gets some of it will depend on all the other factors involved. I have to say, it''s quite common for spouses to get effectively at least part of an inheritance. Sorry.

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