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shanti2 Donating Member (40 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Apr-18-10 02:45 PM
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111. This happens a lot of times to people.
As an RN I have seen this happen over and over. Usually it is
the families who walk in and take everything and throw the
other partner out.  My partner Marcia died and her parents
whom she hadn't seen or talked to in at least 10 years walked
in and were planning on taking everything in the house. Marcia
hadn't gotten around to set up legal paperwork for us and they
used this. I was so fortunate that they decided to not take
anything out of the house except some stupid stuff like
unused stacks of paper etc. They did take the house and ended
up selling it back to Fred who had sold it to Marcia. I was
then able to remain there for minimal rent for another 10
years.  It was so hard...her Dad, who had molested her as a
child, even called a friend who was the beneficiary of a huge
life insurance policy that Marcia had and wanted her to pay
for the funeral. Of course when she called me and other
friends we all agreed that her parents could shell out the
money.  I went to get rings off Marcia before the funeral and
her MOM had taken them. The rings matched mine and one was of
a naked woman. Her Mom continued to wear them and refused to
let me have them when I called her lawyer.
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