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My question involves an inheritance issue of my dads assets.

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My question involves an inheritance issue of my dads assets.
My husband has been out of the house for a year.
I was going to file for divorce but haven't done it as yet.
He has not been here but has supported us (me and my 3 college aged children).
My dad died June 4th and now i am worried about the money i will receive when my brothers and i sell the house.
How will it be handled ?
Can i just put the money in a separate account or have my brothers hold onto it?
My husband was cheating, and got into trouble losing his license and has restrictions as well. But he has not been living here with us.
Submitted: 4 months ago.
Category: Estate Law
Expert:  Loren replied 4 months ago.

Good evening. I am Loren, a licensed attorney, and I look forward to assisting you. My condolences for your loss.

As a general rule inheritance is considered separate from marital or community property (where applicable) and is not subject to spousal claims in a divorce.

Just make sure to not commingle the proceeds with marital property.

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