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Inheritance after divorce

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8 years 8 months ago #305135 by Jules6905
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Hi. My hsband and I divorced in September 2011. His mother died in November 2010 when we were separated and his father died 2 months after we divorced. Do I have any claim on his inheritance? Thanks

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8 years 8 months ago #305143 by dukey
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Did you make an agreement regarding marital finances, do you have a consent order?.

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8 years 8 months ago #305155 by Jules6905
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Hi

We divorced without any finances being agreed. At the time we were getting on ok and was working through everything and going to do a consent agreement. His arent s then died and suddenly I got a Form E from a solicitor that he had instructed.
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8 years 8 months ago #305157 by dukey
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Without a consent order it certainly is possible, how likely will depend on what assets from the marriage existed, did they cover both your housing needs?.

Many factors are taken into account age income future income potential kids number and age of pensions and when they will be payed health, lots of things, none are considered alone, its the big picture that matters.

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8 years 8 months ago #305159 by Jules6905
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We had assets that covered both housing needs. However, we had initially worked it out on equity of properties and pension values and tried to roughly split it. It worked out that he was about £20k better off than me but I just wanted it sorted but then his parents died and he has now gotthis soicitor who is pushing hard for him to have more than that.

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