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My ex husband has just passed away. We are legally separated

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My ex husband has just passed away. We are legally separated but not divorced. Am I still considered the next of kin
Submitted: 6 months ago.
Category: Canada Law
Expert:  Ulysses101 replied 6 months ago.

Hello, thank you for the question.

When did you separate?

What province are you in?

Is your ex obliged to provide you spousal or child support? If so, is that by court order or by a domestic contract?

Customer: replied 6 months ago.
2015
BC
There is a legal separation with financial to pay child support but he had no money so nothing given. What I need is to be NOK to get death certificate, etcThanks
Expert:  Ulysses101 replied 6 months ago.

This is more of an estate question than a family law question. I'm going to opt out as your expert, I'm sure that another expert will pick up the thread. Please be patient.

Expert:  Debra replied 6 months ago.

I am happy to step in and help.

I am sorry for your loss.

Who told you that you need to be next of kin to get a death certificate? Who arranged the funeral? Who paid for it?

Are all your kids minors?

Expert:  Debra replied 6 months ago.

Did you get a chance to read my questions to you? I cannot answer you in a meaningful way until I gather the appropriate information. There is no charge for us going up and back of course.

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