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Category: Estate Law
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Experience:  16 yrs estate law, real estate. Wills/Trusts/Probate
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How long after my husband dies can you file eastate.

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how long after my husband dies can you file for his eastate. his children took everything told me they had a trust and i was not in it. would not show me the trust and i had no money to fight and my health was bad.
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Estate Law
Expert:  Barrister replied 2 years ago.
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There is no statute of limitations for filing a probate case to settle an estate. In some cases it can be ten or twenty years before a surviving spouse passes and the children have to file a probate case to settle each parent's estate.