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Q. I'm married to a man with a child. Him and his ex share custody although luckily they were able to work out a schedule without going through the court system. I've grown attached to this child and have been his step parent for several years now. My question is that if my husband were to die would I have any legal rights to the child?
Dear Juneau Resident,
Child custody is a very complicated area of civil law so you and your husband need to consult an attorney about this issue to get the best advice.