What is an appropriate answer when asked "What is the relationship between a son-in-law and a dead mother-in-law?

Asked 11 months ago - Los Angeles, CA

This is a case of a decedent estate with no will and very few relatives alive. A dead mother-in-law to a living son-in-law, did their relationship ended with the death of the mother-in-law?

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  1. Justin Eric Elder

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    Answered . There is probably no legal relationship. However, if you have children, they would be heirs of their grandmother.

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  2. Joseph Franklin Pippen Jr.

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    Answered . As far an inheritance?
    Is your wife living?
    Anyone in blood line would have preference.

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  3. Steven M Zelinger

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    Answered . I'm not really sure the context of this. You are the parent of her grandkids if there are any? You are marrried to the decedent's daugther? I'm not being smart I just don't know who's asking and for what purpose - the relationship is defined by the word son-in-law.

    This is not legal advice nor intended to create an attorney-client relationship. The information provided here is... more

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