One, three or even 43 kids – Why your husband's out of wedlock children have every right to claim from his estate

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A father and son playing together.
A father and son playing together.
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If your husband had one, three or even 10 children out of wedlock, when he dies, they all have to be maintained. 

There's no question about it. Even if he, like Eastern Cape millionaire Mqokeleli Kepe, owner of Chithibhunga Funerals, had 47 children, all of them deserve a piece of the pie. 

Mqokeleli (68) left behind 47 children aged 10 to 36. Four were from his marriage. He died of Covid-19 related complications in 2020 and there have been reports of issues regarding his estate. 

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