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JUST A QUICK QUESTION. COLORADO. MY FARTHER PASS AWAY A WEEK…

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Lawyer's Assistant: Estate laws vary by state. What state are you in?

COLORADO

Lawyer's Assistant: What documents or supporting evidence do you have?

MY FARTHER PASS AWAY A WEEK AGO IN COLORADO, AND HE INHERITANCE MONEY FROM IS JOB. NOW THE WIFE THAT HE LEFT OVER 40 YEARS WHATS THE MONEY IS SHE INTILED

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

NO JUST THAT QUICK QUESTION WIFE LIVES IN ST LOUIS

Submitted: 3 months ago.Category: Estate Law
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Ex wife not entitled to anything. Assets pass to his family per his will or as he designated on the account.Please let me know if the reply is acceptable by responding “yes” or “acceptable”
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Customer reply replied 3 months ago
They never got a divorce
Estate Lawyer: Infolawyer, Attorney replied 3 months ago
Is she named as a beneficiary on the account?
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Customer reply replied 3 months ago
Is she still intitled
Customer reply replied 3 months ago
no
Estate Lawyer: Infolawyer, Attorney replied 3 months ago
If not on account would pass to whoever is named and his intent since not living together for decades is not to leave to her. Please let me know if the reply is acceptable by responding “yes” or “acceptable”
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Estate Lawyer: Infolawyer, Attorney replied 3 months ago
Awaiting your reply, thank you!
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