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I stumbled across my husbands will and last testament. He

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I stumbled across my husbands will and last testament. He awarded my son the executor of our estate. We were serperated for 8 years. I now reside back in residence. If my husband passes before me arent i entitled to have say on our property. Hes states in the will that being im on disability i get nothing. Is this truewe live in the state of California
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Customer: no I just happened to stumble across some of his paperwork and found that he left me out of everything I just found the paperwork 2 days ago so I am very very
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Submitted: 5 months ago.
Category: Estate Law
Expert:  Loren replied 5 months ago.
Good day. I am Loren, a licensed attorney, and I look forward to assisting you.Your husband can only transfer his separate property in the will. You are entitled to one half of his interest in community property. So, you automatically have 3/4 of the community property. Additionally, he can not award the custody of the son to anyone since you are still alive and your parental rights are not terminated.
Customer: replied 5 months ago.
This last will and testiment was completed on 12-8-14 i had to leave do to my well being. It was not a legal separation. He is stating that i owe all back mortage payments my share. Couldnt we have rented the residence out.
Expert:  Loren replied 5 months ago.
Thank you for following up with me. You do not owe anything unless there was a court order or agreement stating you would reimburse the costs to your husband.
Expert:  Loren replied 5 months ago.
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