Can I claim an inheritance of my ex-husband's property?

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My ex-husband died recently leaving no Will. He has land, a mobile home and several automobiles. His bank account has his brother as his beneficiary. He had told his relatives that he wants everything sold and the money put into a trust fund for his grandchildren. He wanted to leave his children nothing. I am his first wife and we had 3 children; his second wife died 10 years ago and they had 1 child but he is not on her birth certificate and no DNAs been done to prove she is his. Can I inherit his property as a surviving ex-wife.

Answered 5 years ago| Contributor
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