Siblings’ rights after parents’ death

SIBLINGS’ RIGHTS AFTER PARENTS’ DEATH The death of one’s parents comes with severe physical, emotional, and psychological trauma for you and your siblings. It can also open the floodgates to disputes between you and your siblings. Such issues over siblings’ rights pertain to who inherits what and who administers the estate. Will interpretation, will fraud, […]

Is a stepparent a legal guardian?

A “stepparent,” that is, a stepfather or stepmother, is the person who marries a child’s biological parent after the death or divorce of the other parent. They apparently do not have a biological relationship to the child. They are disregarded as parents under the law, despite being referred to as “step parents.” The next question is: Is a stepparent […]