Remarried widows have right to late husbands’ property

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Nation | by Moraa Obiria


Section 29 of Law of Succession Act, 1981 Chapter 160 of the Laws of Kenya (Revised 2017) identifies a former wife or wives as dependants, entitled to inherit him.

Advocate of the High Court, Mr Johnson Anyasi says a widow cannot be stripped of her right to inheritance by virtue of being married again.

Even married daughters have equal rights to their late father’s property just as the mother, adopted children, step-brothers or sisters, he explains…

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