Answer: No. This is the hirearchy in the usual situation for custody rights for a minor (child under 18 years of age), but there are exceptions (abusive family, etc.)ParentsThe Parents immediate family (excepting children)Adopted Guardians, or a sibling over the age of 18See: Discussion page.
Answer: The state of Texas recognizes the surviving spouse as next of kin. For example if you want to obtain medical records and you are not the surviving spouse, you can obtain legal documentation (letter of Administration or Exectrix of the Estate), and this combined with a copy of the death certificate will allow you to acquire copies of medical records.
Answer: No, not always. There are single moms and even single dads looking after their kids. Other kids may have two dads or two moms on their family. Some kids may have two dads AND two moms, especially if their biological parents filed for a divorce and married someone else. Kids can also have foster mom and dads, or grandparents or aunts and uncles as their only source of family. Not every kid in the world is able to have a mom and a dad in their family.
When mother with custedy dies what steps should father take?
First hire a lawyer, then apply for legal custody.
Answer: You must report the death to the court and go through the Probate procedure. The deceased is said to have died "intestate," which means without a will, and the state will administer and divide the estate.
Answer: Anyone can "baptize" anyone with or without their permission or the permission of any relative (some churches baptize everyone not in their faith to their faith) - the question becomes so what:
Without the permission of a legal guardian it is a form of bullying
Without the permission of the baptized party is is similar to entering someone else into contract without their agreement
It has no standing in law - no baptism does
It does not influence the life of the baptized party