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Good morning. I certainly understand the situation and your concern. Yes, you may very well be entitled to a share of his estate. I say this for the following reasons: Under Alabama’s laws of intestate distribution, any part of an estate that is not effectively disposed of through a valid Last Will and Testament is distributed to the decedent’s heirs as follows:
As you can see, everything may not pass to her and you could have a share, so she may not have a right to just sell the home. However, you also need to look and see how title to the home was held, since they may have titled it in a way that upon either of their passings, the other spouse would take full ownership. It would appear you are entitled to some of his estate and should speak with whoever is handling it at this time.
I just wanted to follow up and see if you had any other questions or needed me to clarify something. I am here to help, so please let me know. Thanks!