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Subject:  Re: Unexpected windfall Date:  6/23/2007  9:48 AM
Author:  JeanDavid Number:  94998 of 121599

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.


No one said her husband was broke; just that he left her pennyless...
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