Legal Question in Wills and Trusts in New Jersey

My father died intestate in 2011. His spouse is not my mother. Am I and my siblings entitled to one half of his estate, including the house which is jointly owned by my father and his spouse.

Asked on 2/01/12, 12:57 pm

3 Answers from Attorneys

Robert Davies The Davies Law Firm, P.A.

I need a lot more info to answer your question, but I will assist you.

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Answered on 2/01/12, 1:03 pm

Larry Raiken Larry S Raiken LLC

I need to know the size of the state and what assets are in the estate. Please call my office to set up an appointment.

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Answered on 2/01/12, 1:16 pm
Jonathan Chester Lindabury, McCormick, Estabrook & Cooper, P.C.

That really depends on the facts. Was there a Pre-Nuptial Agreement? If so, that could change the results.

If the house was owned jointly as husband and wife, then the wife will own 100% of the house upon your father's death.

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Answered on 2/01/12, 1:50 pm

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