Husband died before divorce is final can anyone sue me because I did not settle

Asked almost 2 years ago - Webster, NY

his son is threatening to sue me for 1/2 of everything I own because I did not settle . is that at all possible

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  1. Jeffrey Bruce Gold

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    Answered . Nope, you're widower, with the right to inherit, unless you have stipulated that right away. Your matrimonial action is over. If your husband did not have a will, then the son does have a claim in the estate. You need to hire an estate attorney.

    If you'd like to discuss, please feel free to call. Jeff Gold Gold, Benes, LLP 1854 Bellmore Ave Bellmore,... more
  2. Paul Karl Siepmann

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    Answered . I agree with Mr. Gold. Now would be the time to consult with an Estate attorney.

    I am not your attorney and any posts/messages or responses to posts/messages can not establish an attorney-client... more
  3. Jayson Lutzky

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    Answered . Upon of death of your husband your divorce action stops with an exception. Speak with a local divorce lawyer about yur situation and discuss the estate matter.

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