Q: Am I entitled to money recovered under a wrongful death claim?
My father died in a car crash in NJ. The estate lawyer already received the money from the wrongful death claim he filed. I am a child from my father's previous marriage, I am 30. He was remarried and there is another child from that marriage. Am I entitled to a portion of the assets recovered under the wrongful death claim?
A: Yes and you should be listed as a beneficiary or potential heir with the estate.
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