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Elective Share Spouses Estates NC Attorney

Posted on May 14, 2015 in Fiduciary Litigation Attorney NC, NC Estate Litigation Attorney, News

What happens if my spouse writes me out of his will? Answer: There’s one person in NC that can’t be disinherited from an estate. It’s the dead person’s spouse. To protect your interest, you have to file an elective share action within 6 months of the will being probated. If a spouse is written out of a will, then that spouse has options. Kirk Sanders, Estate Litigation Attorney, has handled these types of cases. This also applies if the surviving spouse is not given enough by the dead spouse’s estate. One situation included a stipulation in the will that the surviving spouse received a...

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