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James Mather
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my husband died 11 years ago, he had a son who we could never

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my husband died 11 years ago, he had a son who we could never find to tell him and wanted nothing to do with his dad,last week his son contacted me on facebook, and has said that he wants some money from his fathers estate,is he entitled to something after all this while
Submitted: 4 years ago.
Category: Family Law
Expert:  James Mather replied 4 years ago.

Hello, I am Law Denning and I am a practising solicitor in a High
Street practice. I have been an expert on this website in UK law since 2008.
During that time, as you appreciate, I have answered thousands of questions
from satisfied users on a variety of subjects.
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users, I might not always respond in
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It is my pleasure to try and assist you with this today. Please bear with me
while I gather some further information from you in order for me to be able to advise you fully.

Was he mentioned in the Will?
Customer: replied 4 years ago.

there was no will, he was 55 when he died,

Expert:  Clare replied 4 years ago.
What was the estate worth - and how was it divided between assets owned by both of you and assets held by your husband in his sole name?