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Good evening , My Grandmother has recently passed away

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Good evening ,
My Grandmother has recently passed away and has in her will left my ex wife ***** ***** 5k .....Karen has since remarried . As my ex wife has now changed her name and left the family , will this money still be legally paid? My grandmother left the 5k to Karen as she was my wife at the time ? ....As the money was left to a ***** ***** and now she is a Karen Brussellen , will this make any difference? .
I just need clarification on the matter ...
Many thanks
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Law
Expert:  Aston Lawyer replied 1 year ago.
Hello and thanks for using Just Answer.
My name is ***** ***** am happy to assist you with your enquiry.
I am afraid your ex wife is still entitled to her legacy.
As it was a non conditional legacy, it is clear from your Grandmother's Will who the legacy was to benefit, and the fact that your ex wife has since changed her name does not invalidate the legacy to her.
(Your Grandmother should have changed her Will if she did not want your ex wife to inherit).
Sorry this may not be the answer you were looking for, but it sets out the legal position.
Kind Regards
Al
Expert:  Aston Lawyer replied 1 year ago.
Hi,
Can I assist you any further?
Kind Regards
Al
Expert:  Aston Lawyer replied 1 year ago.
Hi,



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If not, I would be grateful if you could rate my answer.



Kind Regards

Al

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