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Subject:  Re: Unexpected windfall Date:  6/22/2007  3:23 PM
Author:  TMFPMarti Number:  94986 of 121061

since my husband died and left me penniless

in most states it is illegal to disinherit a spouse, and a spouse left out of the will can file to get her 50%


Unless they've changed the rules since my last math class, more years ago than I'd care to admit, 50% of nothing is still nothing.

Phil
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