Auburn, MA asked in Family Law for New York

Q: Would my daughter have more rights than the grandparents to get custody of my son if something happens to me

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Jason Alexander Richman

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  • Victor, NY
  • Licensed in New York

A: In the question of providing for children in the event of the untimely death of a parent or parents, it is important to draft a will with a trusts and estates attorney. It is much less complicated and expensive than most people think it is. However, because so many factors enter in to the custody of minor children in the absence of a will, it would be difficult to answer this question in the absence of significant additional details. Talk to a lawyer and draft a will specifying your wishes on this issue at least.

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