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Since you are still married, as his wife, you should be able to speak to his doctor about his medical condition, unless he specifically tells his doctors not to speak with you about it. Typically, HIPAA prevents a doctor from discussing a person's medical condition with someone else, but HIPAA specifically makes an exception for spouses.
Regarding his property, you will inherit just the same as any spouse would. The fact that you have not bee living together is not legally significant.
At this point, a divorce would not be in your interest. So, if he doesn't bring it up, there is no financial advantage to a divorce.
i we finally divorce lets say in four years from now, I do not loose alymoney, etc?
No, you can still make a claim for alimony.
Living apart has very little legal significance.
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IF HE CONTINUES LIVING with this new woman but do not divorce me and therefore do not marry her, can she make any claims, with time, can she make any claims over anything from him?
No. Florida, like most states, does not recognize palimony (alimony without being married).
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