If your ex-wife passes away can she leave our children in the custody of her boyfriend?
i don't think so, Because your the legal father
First, it should be noted that unless expressed otherwise in the custody, the father can name a stepmother guardian of the children in his Will. This will not prevent a custody challenge by the mother, however it will place the stepmother on the high ground in the battle. I've seen dozens of such cases, working with Dads House, in 21 years involving boyfriends being granted Guardianship of the children after the mother passes away, resulting…
Does property and estate automatically transfer to the surviving children if the deceased did not have a will in the state of California?
If a person dies without a will his property passes according to the state laws of intestacy. Generally, the property of a person who dies with no wife or children passes to his parents. If no parents, it passes to his siblings and the children of any deceased sibling. You can check the laws of your state at the related question link provided below.
Am searching for ways to prove that my ex is unfit as the custodial parent of our children due to alcoholism. He frequently passes out and leaves my 2 children, ages 7 and 9 to completely fend for themselves. I need some guidance quick! Go to "Children's Aid" and have them stop in at the time you know that your husband passes out and leaves your children to fend for themselves. Once they see it…
When a person dies without a will then his property passes according to the state laws of intestacy. Generally, if your brother had a surviving spouse and/or children they would be first in line to inherit. If none then parents would be next. If none then his property would be shared by his siblings and/or the children of any deceased siblings. You can check your state laws at the link below.