Guide to Survivors Legal Rights

Hi folks,

We have received many emails over the years from bereaved spouses inquiring about their survivors legal rights over the estate, or just general legal questions about their rights as a surviving spouse. I have long wanted to address this need, but just didn't know how...

I will admit, I personally am not knowledgeable about legal matters of the bereaved, and appreciated the recent email I got from a site visitor:

"I love Recovery From Grief website, and appreciate the resources about dealing with loss. I myself know how hard it can be to lose a loved one, and wanted to commend the support your website provides.

Would you be interested in posting an infographic that explains the rights of the surviving spouse on your website? Estate planning can be very confusing, and hard to deal with at times. I think our infographic could help a number of people who visit your site, briefly explaining their rights and such. Let me know if you want to view a copy.

Once again, thank you for all the good work you are doing."

Jordyn Mohlman
Clark Skatoff PA

And so, below we present Jordyn's firm's infographic on the legal rights of the surviving spouse. I hope you find it helpful. Following the presentation are a few interactive legal resources which we think you might find helpful as well.

                                                         ~Infographic courtesy of Clark Skatoff PA


Ask a real attorney about your legal rights as a surviving spouse above.

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