Widow's Allowance

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Widow's Allowance

In probate, a portion of a decedent's estate that a court allows the surviving spouse to use to provide for his/her needs until the case is settled and property is distributed.
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Newstart Allowance, Parenting Payment Partnered, Widow Allowance, Partner Allowance and Sickness Allowance will increase by $5.
Minister for Human Services Senator the Hon Marise Payne said people receiving Newstart Allowance, Widow Allowance, Partner Allowance, Sickness Allowance or Parenting Payment Partnered can now earn $100 per fortnight before their payment is affected, up from $62 per fortnight previously.
Borisov stated that if all companies who had made some profits in the past year demanded them back, then tere would be no way of increasing pensions, maternity allowances, widow allowances, minimal wages, etc.