Q: what are my lifetime rights worth?
DE: spouse died, no will, adult children from 1st marriage, minor from our marriage. house in his name. must sell house to pay his bills. how do we calculate what my "lifetime rights" are worth?
A: There are IRS Annuity LE/REM Valuation Tables in the Treasury Regulations, which are easy to apply. However I doubt you have a life estate but instead are an heir at law and thus a tenant in common with the other heirs. Check the title and DE intestate succession laws, or better, hire a competent DE attorney.
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