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31 Jan 08 #12480 by xantia
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father just died I may inherit 250000 punds or less .We were already contemplating divorce will she be entitled to a percentage .we have been married over 30 years children have moved on.

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31 Jan 08 #12486 by LittleMrMike
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It's hard to say, really, because I do not know anything about your financial situation. If the testator had already died and you stand to benefit under the will, then I
think it is likely that it would, at least, be taken into account. One possibility is that you might be allowed to keep the inheritance but your wife gets a higher proportion of the other assets. There are some jurisdictions, mainly in the USA, where inherited property is not available for distribution, but that is not the case in England and Wales. In Scotland I believe the position is slightly different.

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