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Hi thank you for your message, unfortunately it is unlikely you will be obtain access to the pension however, it is not without hope either. On a more general basis you could make a claim on the estate including the pension under the Inheritance (Provision for Family and Dependants) Act 1975 which enables the court to vary the distribution of the estate to award a share or greater share of the estate to someone who could reasonably have expected a greater share of the estate to cover their needs. If you want to find a solicitor to assist with this process you can find a solicitor using the Law Society find a solicitor search option here: https://solicitors.lawsociety.org.uk. You can search by town or postcode to find one near you, as well as area of law in this case probate law. I hope this helps, if you can please accept my answer and rate me 5 stars (in the top right of your screen) then Just Answer will credit me for helping you today.