Legal Question in Family Law in New York

My aunt lived with a man but never married him for forty years. He died a few days ago but the medical examiner won't release his body to her for burial what can she do they live on Long Island in new york

Asked on 7/16/13, 4:22 pm

1 Answer from Attorneys

Jordan Trager Wisselman, Harounian & Associates, P.C.

Did they have any assets together? Is the house titled in both names? If he had any assets then a distant relative may find out and look to probate the estate. I think your aunt should speak with an attorney immediately in order to protect herself. I would be happy to offer her a free consultation.

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Answered on 7/18/13, 10:00 am

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