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Elizabeth Edwards cut estranged husband John Edwards out of will week before she died
Ny Daily News ^ | Jan. 5, 2011 | Corky Siemaszko

Posted on 01/05/2011 9:24:13 PM PST by Free ThinkerNY

Elizabeth Edwards cut her louse of a spouse out of her will - less than a week before she died.

The wronged wife of former presidential candidate John Edwards, who died last month after a courageous battle with breast cancer, left everything in her sole possession to their three children.

"All of my furniture, furnishings, household goods, jewelry, china, silverware and personal effects and any automobiles owned by me at the time of my death I give and bequeath to my children," the will says.

Edwards' eldest daughter Cate, a lawyer, was named as the executor of the will, according to Inside Edition, which obtained a copy.

John Edwards was not mentioned even once in will - though his work as a trial lawyer generated the family's fortune.

His net worth through courtroom work has been pegged at more than $25 million.

(Excerpt) Read more at nydailynews.com ...


TOPICS: News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: elizabethedwards; johnedwards; silkypony

1 posted on 01/05/2011 9:24:15 PM PST by Free ThinkerNY
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Grab it all, kids. Don’t let the whore enjoy any of your mother’s possessions for even a minute!!!


2 posted on 01/05/2011 9:30:11 PM PST by Frank_2001
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To: Free ThinkerNY

It is all academic. John Edwards is the sole surviving parent of the two younger children and he was the one with the money, not Elizabeth.


3 posted on 01/05/2011 9:34:35 PM PST by iowamark
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To: Frank_2001

Sweet!


4 posted on 01/05/2011 9:34:35 PM PST by gman992
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To: Free ThinkerNY

John Edwards will probably sue.


5 posted on 01/05/2011 9:35:41 PM PST by MacMattico
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Through the sad news of her going to her final resting place, I am so very happy to hear she was able to make sure that slime of a husband she had will receive no payola. Of course, Johnny Sleep Around is a sleaze of a lawyer. So he will probably find a way to get his paws on something.


6 posted on 01/05/2011 9:35:46 PM PST by borntobeagle (Mr. Bean could do a better job!!!!)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Reported by the National Enquirer two weeks ago.


7 posted on 01/05/2011 9:37:12 PM PST by denydenydeny (Power always thinks it has a great soul and vast views, beyond the comprehension of the weak-Adams)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Since it was him who made the family’s fortune then he doesn’t need her stuff.


8 posted on 01/05/2011 9:38:30 PM PST by abigailsmybaby ( I'm not going to buy my kids an encyclopedia. Let them walk to school like I did. Yogi Berra)
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To: iowamark

Yeah, whats he supposed to do with china, jewelery and silverware anyway?.


9 posted on 01/05/2011 9:40:40 PM PST by Rome2000 (OBAMA IS A COMMUNIST CRYPTO-MUSLIM)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Good for her. He’s a schmuck. I am a care giver for my breast cancer surviving wife, tail end of battle year 1. I am a 3 1/2 year survivor of colon cancer stage 3. In sickness and in health is what we pledged.


10 posted on 01/05/2011 9:46:00 PM PST by FlyingEagle
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To: Free ThinkerNY; Liz; AT7Saluki; writer33
John Edwards was not mentioned even once in will

Wasn't he married to her?

11 posted on 01/05/2011 9:47:45 PM PST by Libloather (Teapublican, PROUD birther, mobster, pro-lifer, anti-warmer, enemy of the state, extremist....)
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To: Free ThinkerNY
I can't say as I blame her. It reads to me as if she's simply making sure that her personal effects will go to her children and not to any other girlfriends, wives, or children he has or will have.

It's not like he's going to be left destitute, after all.

12 posted on 01/05/2011 9:56:50 PM PST by susannah59
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To: Free ThinkerNY
Elizabeth Edwards cut estranged strange husband John Edwards out of will week before she died
13 posted on 01/05/2011 9:57:29 PM PST by Baynative (Truth is treason in an empire of lies)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Definately two Americas in that household.


14 posted on 01/05/2011 10:01:16 PM PST by HANG THE EXPENSE (Life is tough.It's tougher when you're stupid.)
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To: iowamark

“John Edwards is the sole surviving parent of the two younger children and he was the one with the money, not Elizabeth.”

She at least made a statement, and the children can have her personal things. But I’d hope that, as half of a very affluent couple, she also had her own bank account(s) and investments (legally protected from John, to pass to her kids), particularly knowing she wouldn’t likely have an indefinite amount of time left to live.


15 posted on 01/05/2011 10:06:01 PM PST by llandres
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To: Free ThinkerNY
His net worth through courtroom work has been pegged at more than $25 million.

25 mil, and all without the pesky burden of a conscience.

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16 posted on 01/05/2011 10:07:58 PM PST by Seaplaner (Never give in. Never give in. Never...except to convictions of honour and good sense. W. Churchill)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

I don’t think money was the point of her actions. By cutting him out of receiving ‘china, furnishings etc.’ that he bought and wouldn’t want anymore anyway, she is stating her true opinion of him after staying rather quiet throughout John’s public humiliation. This final act seems to say ‘yes, he really is as bad as you all suspected he was’


17 posted on 01/05/2011 10:07:58 PM PST by ransomnote
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To: Libloather

“Wasn’t he married to her?”

He was a MINO (married in name only)


18 posted on 01/05/2011 10:08:51 PM PST by llandres
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To: llandres

I don’t know the law in NC, but in most states you cannot disinherit your spouse. If she had wanted to do that, she could have asked for an quick divorce decree.


19 posted on 01/05/2011 10:09:32 PM PST by iowamark
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To: Free ThinkerNY

In NYS It is not possible to disinherit one’s spouse. What is the law in NC?
She may leave her personal effects to whomever she chooses, but her financial assets are regarded differently since they remained legally married at the time of her death.
Any FReeper lawyers from NC?


20 posted on 01/05/2011 10:11:14 PM PST by Cincinna ( *** NOBAMA 2012 ***)
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To: llandres

It takes a lot to destroy someone’s love and faith in you. I would think if you keep your vows, your love will survive even the grave.

John Edwards threw it all away and I don’t feel in the least sorry for him.

His wife didn’t deserve to be betrayed.


21 posted on 01/05/2011 10:14:19 PM PST by goldstategop (In Memory Of A Dearly Beloved Friend Who Lives In My Heart Forever)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Edwards is strange in many ways, besides being an adulterer, but Mrs. Edwards was a piece of work, too. Both of them were the kind of neighbors one hopes to never have. I wish their children well, though it’s hard to imagine that they have escaped their parents’ dysfunctional ways unscathed.


22 posted on 01/05/2011 10:22:06 PM PST by Blue_Ridge_Mtn_Geek
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To: Free ThinkerNY

I had low regard for her but may her soul Rest in Peace.

As for the scumbucket John Edwards, aren’t we fortunate we did not end up with him as President!

We’re so lucky, we got the Obamanation instead.

.... but just imagine if the Edwards soap opera had played out into the White House....


23 posted on 01/05/2011 10:25:40 PM PST by Enchante (January 1, 2011: Welcome to the New Year in the Era of Obamanation)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

There’s always another ambulance for John to chase.


24 posted on 01/05/2011 10:27:52 PM PST by taxesareforever (Release Staff Sgt. Frank Wuterich and let him and his family get on with their lives.)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

She should have left him with one dollar ... the traditional method of overcoming a “He/She forgot to leave me anything” probate appeal.


25 posted on 01/05/2011 10:32:31 PM PST by OldNavyVet (One trillion days, at 365 days per year, is 2,739,726,027 years ... almost 3 billion years)
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To: Blue_Ridge_Mtn_Geek

I agree with your view of Elizabeth Edwards.

She was willing to foist that SOB on the American public knowing full well what a POS he really was.

America was spared from both of them being anywhere near high office.


26 posted on 01/05/2011 10:37:11 PM PST by exit82 (Democrats are the enemy of freedom. Sarah Palin is our Esther.)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

That doesn’t show the entire picture does it? If they were still married, John has access and control to all the money. Unless they divided the money before she died.


27 posted on 01/05/2011 10:53:26 PM PST by mewykwistmas
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To: Rome2000

Principle!


28 posted on 01/05/2011 10:56:04 PM PST by StayoutdaBushesWay (Why Johnny Ringo, you look like someone just walked over your grave!)
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To: llandres

Plus community property rights if they exist in their State... her share will go to the children. Doesn’t matter if he earned the money... she was entitled to her share from the marriage and she can bequeath that.


29 posted on 01/06/2011 12:45:43 AM PST by antceecee (Bless us Father.. have mercy on us and protect us from evil.)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

It’s not like she has completely disavowed her “husband”. I have no doubt that she will still vote for him and for the liberal to socialist candidates he supports in every election over the next decade.


30 posted on 01/06/2011 2:08:36 AM PST by Pollster1 (Natural born citizen of the USA, with the birth certificate to prove it)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

His name isn’t the only thing she should have cut out or off.

That little weasel needs a man to kick his ass.

I never liked her but a man does not treat his wife like that!


31 posted on 01/06/2011 3:04:52 AM PST by Lessthantolerant (The State is diametrically opposed to our search for a better living.)
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To: FlyingEagle

I think you and her are very lucky to be there for each other. God bless.


32 posted on 01/06/2011 3:05:16 AM PST by floridavoter2
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To: abigailsmybaby
"Since it was him who made the family’s fortune then he doesn’t need her stuff."

Don't know if theirs is a community-property state, but if it is, half of it is hers, no matter who "earned it". This could strip him of $12.5 million....not a small loss.

33 posted on 01/06/2011 3:22:15 AM PST by Wonder Warthog
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Six months from now, they’ll all be breaking bread together with the step mom. It’s the extended family & all will be happy.


34 posted on 01/06/2011 3:53:25 AM PST by FES0844
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To: Free ThinkerNY

I can’t remember where I read it but I did read that Elizabeth was very wealthy before she married the sleaze.


35 posted on 01/06/2011 4:15:32 AM PST by trustandobey (GOD BLESS AMERICA AGAIN!)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Dying bitter earns Mrs. Edwards a posthumous appointment to the First Wives Club.


36 posted on 01/06/2011 4:29:33 AM PST by RGSpincich
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To: goldstategop
His wife didn’t deserve to be betrayed.

He not only betrayed her, he left her at her weakest, in deathly illness, to die alone knowing that the man she built her life upon had discarded her liked so much trash.

I don't want to think about what awaits him come final judgment.

37 posted on 01/06/2011 4:48:41 AM PST by Caipirabob ( Communists... Socialists... Democrats...Traitors... Who can tell the difference?)
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To: Free ThinkerNY
I used to think Opie was just another idiot. I was wrong. Opie is just another Democrat scumbag, but I repeat myself.
By the summer he'll be seen on 5th Ave in New York with a 20 something blond.
38 posted on 01/06/2011 4:58:39 AM PST by jmaroneps37 (Conservatism is truth. Liberalism is lies.)
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To: Rome2000

Maybe more than the china.... I think last year “they” hid a lot of their property and cash by transferring to her. This was to protect the assets from being lost by suits against the johnnyboy.

Or was that algore and tipper???? Is there any difference, its so hard to tell one slimeball scam-artist dem from another?


39 posted on 01/06/2011 5:50:30 AM PST by dusttoyou ("Progressives" are wee-weeing all over themselves, Foc nobama)
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