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Clare, Family Solicitor
Category: Family Law
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Experience:  I have been a solicitor in High Street Practise since 1985 and have specialised in Family Law for the last 10 years
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I have been separated from my husband for over a year. recently

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I have been separated from my husband for over a year. recently he has devoloped cancer and has both kidneys removed, if he dies am i still legally required for furnural costs, he has no estate to speak of and no insurance policys
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There is no requirement on to either organise or pay for a funeral at all
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Customer: replied 3 years ago.

even thoe we are married still, there is no legal grounds, dont understand as could i not claim his estate if he had any

Yes you could - but only after the funeral costs had been paid they are alway s the first call on an estates
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