Yes, if he is your husband at the time you pass away, he can make a claim against your estate for whatever his intestate share of the estate would have been. Intestate share is the share that he would have gotten if you did not have a will at all.What is the name of your state? What is the name of your state? What is the name of your state? NY
I am in poor health and unsure how long I will be on earth.
If I leave everything to Hindu Temple in India in Will, will my husband be able to get anything?
That is what I remember from previous NY threads. I will admit that my memory could be faulty.Not arguing, asking.
Is that the case in NY? State law varies on spousal rights when there is a will
When there is a will, New York law says that the surviving spouse is entitled to $50,000 or one-third of the estate, or one-half if there are no children, whichever is greater.
The laws of most states, including NY, guarantee the spouse a certain minimum amount from your estate regardless of what your will says unless the spouse has agreed to waive his right to elect against the will he will.If I leave everything to Hindu Temple in India in Will, will my husband be able to get anything?