We are divorced and my childs father has a history of drug abuse and is in cps system for child neglect, he can not keep a steady job and does not pay child support, he does not have a valid drivers license and constantly says he can not feed himself, therefore, i do not believe he could take care... Read more »
My friends' fiancee who lived in Lamesa, Texas passed away after a brief illness last week. He had a daughter with his ex wife (they were married for about 15 years until they got divorced in the spring of 2007) she told my friend that she is the one to claim to all his belongings but he has... Read more »
When a person dies without a will, the person's ex-spouse would not have a claim to the person's property. However, the person's child may have a claim.
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