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Alabama is an equitable distribution state that does not distribute inheritance or gifts among spouses as these are not defined as marital property.Sections 30-2-51 and 52 of the Code of Alabama (1975
Hence, if you are left something, it is left to you alone as you wish. If this money is commingled with other household funds then the separation of your inheritance will become less clear.
SO the answer to your question is that it is yours alone.
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