Hi there. An inheritance would be your sole and separate property and your ex-wife would have no claim to that. What happens frequently though is, not necessarily because of a divorce but because of worries about possible future creditors (especially today in light of the economy and foreclosures
, etc.) that parents will leave their inheritance in trust from their children (i.e., you)..that way the funds are available for their children as needed, but beyond the reach of creditors.
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