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I just got married, my husband owned a home before we married.Am I entitled to it if he were to pass away?He does have 1 child.

Watertown, WI |

I just got married and my husband had owned a home before we married. If something should happen to him, would it automatically be mine then? He has a 17 year old daughter from a previous marriage. He and his ex wife did not own the home together. We do not have a will.

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You need to consult with a WI attorney, but in Ohio, the home would not automatically become yours. You may have a claim to a portion of his estate, and may have the right to continue to live in the house for a certain period of time.

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