2. Learn what happens if you have children
Question & AnswerI’m not legally married. What happens if I die without a will?
The only apply to your biological and adopted children. The rules don't apply to stepchildren you haven't legally adopted.
If you have children and no legally , and you die without a will, your children share your equally after all funeral expenses, taxes, and are paid.
If any of your children die before you, each child's share is divided equally among their children. If your child dies before you and they don't have any children, then their share becomes part of the of your estate.