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When a father dies, but is remarried and has no will ? What is the right of the children?
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Hello and welcome! My name is ***** ***** I will try my level best to help with your situation or get you to someone who can.

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If someone dies intestate (no will) in LA, but has a spouse and children, then they will all share in the estate to different degrees.

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The spouse gets the right to use the deceased's share of any community property for life, called "usufruct".

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The children inherit the deceased's share of the community property subject to the spouse's right to use it for life. The children also inherit all the separate property.

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