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How long have you been together? Are you a defacto couple and live and husband and wife?
If you are defacto or married then the law allows you to make a claim. If she has children you will not get 100% but you will get the majority and the children get the balance.
The law will give you the first $135,000.00 increased by CPI until the date of death and the children get the remainder.
If not defacto or married then you have to challenge the children and show there is some interdependence and the court will decide.
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