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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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.
Thus, about 700 000 people, or one-third of the 2 million pensioners in Bulgaria, will get an increase of their monthly widow allowances by between BGN 15 and BGN 40.