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I am sorry for your loss. On this website, I do not always get to give good news, and this is one of these times.
Since he passed in AZ, then AZ law applies. A divorced spouse is not a "surviving spouse" or a "beneficiary" under an estate
. Under AZ, an ex-spouse is automatically removed from the Will
at divorce, unless he has specifically updated his will after
the divorce to still include his ex.
As such, unless he updated his will after you divorced to still include you (and you are telling me that this is unlikely), you do not stand to receive anything from the estate. I am sorry.
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