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Clare, Solicitor
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My step daughter legal father,has had no contact with her for

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My step daughter legal father,has had no contact with her for 39 yrs,he has never married or had other children,he is a wealthy man,now about 67 in ill health can she make a claim now or when he dies. Many thanks. George davidson
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If he dies without making a Will then she will indeed be entitled to receive his Estate.
However if he does it is unlikely that she would be able to make a claim
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Customer: replied 2 years ago.
Did you mean if he makes a will,she would not be able to contest it
No since she is not financially dependent on him