If 2 people are married & didn't get a legal separation but haven't been together in over 10 years does the other spouse still have rights to the decedent's assets upon death?
Personal Injury Lawyer
It is very likely that either spouse would still have rights to any "marital property." You should consult with a divorce lawyer immediately.
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Yes, you should. You need to speak with an attorney quickly.