New Castle, DE asked in Estate Planning for Pennsylvania

Q: Am I entitled to any of my deceased wife's money left to her by her father?

My wife's father passed away when she was 19. In his will, he left money to his daughters and his wife. My stepmother guilted my wife into not taking any money because she said she needed the money to live on. My wife passed away at 49. Can I fight this in court and am I entitled to any of the money that should've been hers left by her father?

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John B. Whalen, Jr.
John B. Whalen, Jr.
  • Estate Planning Lawyer
  • Wayne, PA
  • Licensed in Pennsylvania

A: ... hello ...

... no ... in addition to the legal obstacles your have to overcome (which I can only hazard a guess), 30 years is just too long a time period to wait ...

... you could discuss this with another probate and estates attorney, but I am sure you would get the same answer ...

.. good luck ...


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