The children who are not children of your marriage are collectively entitled to one-half of your wife's sole and separate property. However, I echo my colleagues in not taking any action without first consulting with a probate attorney.
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You need an attorney to help you straighten out what was separate and what was community property. If you wife did not have a will, her property will be distributed according to Arizona's laws of intestacy. You probably have some right to possession over her half of the community property during your lifetime. Don't let her ex tell you otherwise, get your own attorney to protect your interests. Good luck, and I am sorry for your loss.
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I agree with Attorney Sullivan and encourage you to hire an attorney immediately.
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