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By Fiona Nelson
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Hi there,
Just wondering if my two kids will be made to live with my ex-husband of 6 years if I die.
He is mentally ill, alcohol dependent, on a disability pension plus earning $ at night playing music. He has never had the kids fro more than 12 hours and both kids now hate spending time with him as he reeks of booze and cigarettes and then they smell.

I contacted a trustee company to ask if I can nominate a guardian instead of their father and their response was unhelpfully that it will be up to the courts.
Can't I have my wishes in my will that my 2 NOT live with him. He cannot even look after himself but will deem this a betrayal if he found out.