family law

widow

According to 17 USC § 101 a widow is a person whose spouse died during their marriage and has not since remarried. Also known as a surviving spouse.

[Last updated in March of 2022 by the Wex Definitions Team]

widower

A widower is a person whose spouse died during their marriage and has not since remarried.

[Last updated in May of 2022 by the Wex Definitions Team]

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