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Question: My common law husband and I build our life together for 14 years and had 3 children. We separated for a year. We got back together and a few months later he passes away. Can I validate marriage? His adult unemployed children gain access to our belongs. they barred me from everything. I have our minor children.

Answer: For information regarding the validity of a marriage in Arizona, please begin by referring to Arizona Revised Statutes 25-111-25-112. For information on the distribution of a will in Arizona, please refer to Title 13 Trusts, Estates, and Protective Proceedings.  If detailed legal advice is needed, please visit our website for legal aid options

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  • My common law husband and I build our life together for 14 years and had 3 children. We separated for a year. We got back together and a few months later he passes away. Can I validate marriage? His adult unemployed children gain access to our belongs. they barred me from everything. I have our minor children.

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