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I am not sure this deals with my question. I have a flat and other bits and pieces, together with my pension all of with with which I can live perfectly well and independently. We are currently living apart and I manage my own affairs and she manages hers. We remain in contact and see each other with the children and grandchildren from time to time.
She wants to proceed with a divorce on grounds of separation without any accusations against me. I would like us to stay married, albeit living separately.
Her reason for wanting the divorce to be complete is to ensure that in the event that she dies before me, I will have no claim whatsoever on any part of her estate, as she wants to be absolutely certain that everything she leaves behind will go to her children and that I will never be in a position to claim any of it under any circumstances.
What I am asking is whether there is any way I can act, by way of for example a waiver or other declaration, while we remain married to give her the absolute guarantee she needs that I will never have right of claim to any of her estate after her death.
I'm sorry if my original question was not clear and look forward to your answer.
We are not getting to the root of the problem here. I want to remain married. If she cannot be absolutely guaranteed that I will simply not be able to inherit anything, then she will opt for divorce, which once through, excludes me from any inheritance in any event.
In simple terms, is there anything I can do to give her such a guarantee so that she and her kids don't see me as a threat in the event that she pre-deceases me while we remain married.
Essentially I need a 'yes' or 'no' answer. If yes, I will seek to find it, if no, I will have to let her have her divorce and be done with it.
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