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If my mom passed away and have not divorced my father but have

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If my mom passed away and have not divorced my father but have not been together in over 25 years in cleveland, ohio does he inherit everything because there was no beneficiary
Submitted: 5 years ago.
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Expert:  socrateaser replied 5 years ago.

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Customer: replied 5 years ago.
The state is cleveland, ohio united states
Customer: replied 5 years ago.
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Expert:  socrateaser replied 5 years ago.
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Under ORC 2105.06, a surviving spouse, whether or not living together with his/her other spouse at the time of death, is entitled to inherit the entire decedent spouse's estate, but only if all of the children of the decedent spouse are also the children of the surviving spouse.

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