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My brother passed away and the wife is in the Philippines she got the money from the insurance and we need financial help but she is not cooperating what can we do HELP!
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Hi, Phiip, how can we have my brother’s wife help us financially with all the funeral expenses, she got the money ftom the insurance, receiving pensions from the US government but she retired in the Philippines. HELP!
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