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MY BROTHER HAD JUST GOTTEN DIVORCED, BUT HE PASSED AWAY BEFORE

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MY BROTHER HAD JUST GOTTEN DIVORCED, BUT HE PASSED AWAY BEFORE HE HAD THE TIME TO CHANGE HIS BENEFICIARYS. HIS EX WIFE WAS NAMED AS THE BENEFICIARY. HE HAD A PENSION FUND AND A 401K AND SOME STOCKS. IS THERE ANYTHING TO BE DONE, I KNOW HE DID NOT WANT HIS EX TO GET ANYTHING
Submitted: 7 years ago.
Category: Family Law
Expert:  lwpat replied 7 years ago.

Unfortunately no. Divorce would have cut off her rights but until the divorce is final she is still his wife and still entitled to his pension fund and a portion fo his estate. Sorry but that is the way the legal system works.

 

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Customer: replied 7 years ago.
maybe you mis understood he was divorced about 2 weeks before he died so they were not married anymore
Customer: replied 7 years ago.
AS I STATED BEFORE THEY ARE DIVORCED , THEY WERE DIVORCED 2 WEEKS BEFORE HE DIED. I KNOW SHE HAS DIVORCE PAPERS

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