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My husband died very suddenly three months ago. We have no savings or property so probate has not been required.

His will leaves everything to me. We have been married for four-and-a-half years and he had changed his pensions over for me to be the beneficiary of them.

His ex-wife has now contacted me asking if his will is going to probate as she said a solicitor told her to contact me personally before anything happens.

When he divorced her, she was left with the house, the car and £100,000 savings, leaving him with only his pensions and my wages. Can she now contest his will? Can she have a claim on his pensions?

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