married for 10 years divorced but still lived together and remarried 2 yrs ago.
Your question is somewhat cryptic and lacks specific information. However, I will try to provide a little guidance.
First off, if your husband passed away, his property would be disposed of via a Will or the laws of intestacy. If he has a Will, and you are named, you may inherit. However, beware of laws that may have void your inheritance. For example, in some states, a divorce will void your name as having the same effect as having predeceased the testator. So if the Will was executed prior to you having remarried your husband, then that Will may not accomplish your goal.
If there is no Will, a quick inquiry on the internet will tell you that you may only be entitled to a life estate to the real estate. Keep in mind that I am not licensed in RI. However, based on my inquiry, it looks like his children would receive the real estate subject to your life estate.
You should discuss this matter with an estate planning attorney and both you and your husband, if he is able, should meet soon.
If you are married to the owner of real estate as of the date of death, you will receive a life estate interest int he real estate, if title to the real estate was in his individual name alone. This is regardless of whether he has a will which dictates differently. The spouse's life estate interest cannot be defeated by will. The interest would be defeated if your spouse owns the house in a trust, or as another entity, such as a LLC or Corporation.
If your spouse wants you to receive full ownership of the house upon his death, he should add your name to the deed as either a joint tenant or as tenants by the entirety.
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