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My husband and I have been separated for 20 years. He is ill…

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My husband and I have been separated for 20 years. He is ill and wants to leave me his work pension. What are the ramifications of doing so

Lawyer's Assistant: Because family law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?

Ontario Canada

Lawyer's Assistant: Has anything been filed or reported?

He has too file his retirement papers cause he's ill and both have filed taxes the last 20 years as separated

Lawyer's Assistant: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?

Both my children have cancer and him

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Hello! My name is Debra (formerly known as Legal Ease). Thank you for your question. I'm reviewing it now, and will post back again shortly.

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Lawyer: Debra, Lawyer replied 8 months ago

I am sorry to hear all of this.

Are you talking about a private pension or CPP?

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