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The woman that I lived with years died and I find that

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the woman that I lived with for 12 years died and I find that she have has a great amount of money not knowing to me.we were not married and my question is ,do I have any rights to half of this money with her family?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Family Law
Expert:  Barrister replied 1 year ago.
Hello and welcome! My name is ***** ***** I will try my level best to help with your situation or get you to someone who can.
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Indiana does not recognize "common law marriage" so you would legally be considered her roommate and would only be entitled to share in her estate if she had a will naming you as a beneficiary.
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I am very sorry that I don’t have better news, but please understand that I do have an ethical and professional obligation to provide customers with legally correct answers based on my knowledge and experience, even when I know the answer doesn’t make the customer happy...
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