A foster child may have rights to the estate of a foster parent, but certain circumstances must be met to successfully win a San Diego estate litigation matter.
Articles about Omitted Family/Spouse
If a child is pretermitted, he may have a right to a share of his parent’s estate. The next step is to determine where that share should come from.
In a Financial Advisor article, California estate planning lawyer Scott Grossman and other interviewed professionals talk about the problem of second marriages.
After losing a spouse, you may be left wondering what assets you will inherit. If your spouse had no will, you receive a spousal share under California law.
Personal representatives may have to defend against a surviving spouse omitted under a will. Various types of written documentation can support your position.
Administering an estate is more complex when a spouse is omitted from the will. The spouse may be entitled to a share of the estate under certain circumstances.
After your spouse passes away, you may be shocked to discover that you were omitted from the will. It is important to take steps to protect your legal rights.
In some cases, a child not named in the will can force a personal representative to distribute them a share. These children are known as pretermitted children.