Is an illegal immigrant spouse entitled to any part of an estate of the spouse he abandoned 25 years ago?
Common logic would dictate that such a lengthy abandonment would result in the absentee spouse losing all rights to any marital property. Unfortunately that may not be the case, it may depend upon the state where the marriage took place not necessarily the state where the spouse now resides or last resided. Marital laws have changed greatly in 25 years. A legal marriage from such time would still be legal if neither spouse petitioned for and received a divorce decree and could allow the absentee spouse to place a claim against the estate of the abandoned spouse. Immigration laws were also very different than what they are now, meaning in some cases an immigrant could become a US citizen simply by marrying a US citizen. In such a situation it would be in the best interest of the abandoned spouse or his or her family members to retain an attorney qualified in such matters as soon as possible.
Where? In the US, there is no requirement that a person live in or be a resident of the US in order to purchase real estate, so immigration status does not matter. However, in many countries, only citizens may purchase land. Practically, however, it is unlikely. In the US, most people buy land and homes with mortgages. If a person is an illegal immigrant into the US, they will not be able to secure a…
In the United States a minor child is entitled to a portion of a deceased parent's estate. In some states an adult child is entitled to a statutory portion of the estate of a parent who died intestate. Any child who is next-of-kin to someone other than their parent would be entitled to a share of an intestate estate. You would need to be more specific and check your state laws.
If the widow of the deceased remarries is she still entitled to his estate if their are legal heirs involved?
In California how long does an illegal alien have to be estranged from his wife before it is deemed abandonment and in case of her death is he entitled to any parts of her estate?
The issue of the absentee spouse being an illegal immigrant is irrelevant in regards to the situation cited. California is a community property state and that can cause some very complicated issues in this type of situation. Abandonment of a spouse under CA. law is considered a criminal offense. That only applies if the absentee spouse was able to provide for the abandoned spouse yet left him or her in a position of destitution. Meaning…
Both partners are entitled to fidelity, respect and mutual support. In addition a surviving spouse is entitled to a portion of their spouse's estate. You can read the law of intestacy for Oklahoma at the related link. Both partners are entitled to fidelity, respect and mutual support. In addition a surviving spouse is entitled to a portion of their spouse's estate. You can read the law of intestacy for Oklahoma at the related link. Both…
You inherited a friends estate 3 weeks his cousin died intestate they were first cousins are you entitled to the estate or the cousin once removed?
If an unmarried son dies with no will who is the inheritor of the estate and responsible for the estate?
The parents are entitled to the estate if there are no descendants and no spouse. the court will appoint an administrator if there is no will. The intestacy laws vary some between states, so check the laws for your state. In some siblings may be entitled to some portion of the estate. Consult an attorney for more specifics.
Is a stepson entitled to claim from his step mothers estate if he has not been mentioned in the Will?
When the parent dies and has been estranged from his children for twenty-five years are they entitled to his estate?
If I'm the solo heir to and estate and another child shows up that's older then your what would the child be entitled to?
If the life estate holders agree to allow the property to be sold then they mush sign the deed and by doing that they will relinquish their life estates. The proceeds from the sale will go to the remaindermen who own the fee interest in the property. In order to encourage the life estate holders to relinquish their life interest the remaindermen may offer a part of the proceeds as an incentive. You should seek…
What can you do if a bill from your deceased husband has been sent to collections with your name on it and there is no estate?
If your nan dies and your mom is dead are you entitled to her share of the inheritance through probate?
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