Richmond, KY asked in Estate Planning for Kentucky

Q: I live in Kentucky, husband died 5/2/19 our son is Executor of the estate, I was disinherited from the Will .

49 years of marriage with all property, automobiles, all assets in my deceased husbands name only, deceased husband left me only the right to live in the marital home, giving 4 automobiles to our son, a total of 2 houses on the 28.76 acres to our son, if I contest the will and ask for Dower in Kentucky and it is granted, can I ask that all property, assets & etc. be sold, there is no debt, everything is paid for .. Ty

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Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison
  • Estate Planning Lawyer
  • Louisville, KY
  • Licensed in Kentucky

A: If you were still married, you are entitled to 1/2 the real property and 1/2 the personal property. You need to have an attorney look at this immediately.

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