On December 18,2016, Zsa Zsa Gabor passed away. She was married nine times, divorced seven, and one marriage was annulled. Will any of her ex-husbands inherit from her estate? How can you ” disinherit” a former spouse?
Can a divorced spouse inherit under Florida Probate Code?
If you are involved in a Palm Beach or Florida estate or probate, and there is a question about a former spouse inheriting under a will, Florida revocable trust, or as a joint tenant (on a Florida bank account for example), you should read Florida Probate Code 732.507.
Florida has recently amended its inheritance laws regarding spouses and former spouses.
Generally, a divorce judgment (a Florida dissolution of marriage order or judgment) “dis-inherits” the former spouse.
However, there are exceptions.
According to CNN, Zsa Zsa Gabor had nine marriages.
She died in California so her estate will most likely be probated according to California law.
Did her and any of her ex-husbands write wills where they named each other as beneficiaries?
Did they have a prenuptial agreements?
What did the divorce judgments or marital settlement agreements say?
To read the entire CNN article regarding the details of the famous American icon’s death, click here.