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Chadwick Boseman’s wife files probate case as it’s revealed ‘Black Panther’ star had no will

documents obtained by multiple outlets. The actor, who lost his battle to colon cancer on Aug. 28 at the age of 43, died “intestate” — meaning he had no will.” data-reactid=”17″>The Black Panther star’s widow, Taylor Simone Ledward, filed a petition for probate in Los Angeles on Thursday, according to documents obtained by multiple outlets. The actor, who lost his battle to colon cancer on Aug. 28 at the age of 43, died “intestate” — meaning he had no will.

Chadwick Boseman with Taylor Simone Ledward at the 2019 Oscars. (Photo: Eric McCandless via Getty Images)

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See: Prince, though that is an extreme case.)” data-reactid=”36″>Next in the legal process with be a hearing — with the petitioner being required to give notice to anyone who may have the right to part of Boseman’s estate. (These things can take years, especially if contested. See: Prince, though that is an extreme case.)

Boseman and Ledward were first publicly linked in 2015 — before he was diagnosed with colon cancer. They became engaged in October 2019 and quietly married days before his death.

said. She mouthed back the words, “I love you.”” data-reactid=”40″>At the 2019 NAACP Image Awards, Boseman sweetly shouted out Ledward while on-stage as he won for his role in Black Panther. “Simone, you’re with me every day. I love you,” he said. She mouthed back the words, “I love you.”

The star kept his years of treatments and operations a secret too, so his death — at his home, with his wife and family by his side — stunned even his famous friends.