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Guide for Surviving Spouses

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If your spouse recently passed away and he or she did not have a Will and left behind a very simple estate, there are a few practical things that you need to do. This section will guide a surviving spouse through common property situations that arise with the death of a spouse.

If you have any questions about how your income or public benefits will be affected by the death of your spouse, call the Legal Services for the Elderly Helpline at 1-800-750-5353 to talk to an attorney for free.