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Does my husband have right to his mother's remains over his stepfather?

Question Details: My husband was told by a lawyer friend that my husband has more rights to his moms ashes than the husband because her husband is not my husband's biological father. We just found out that my mother-in-law's husband and his family are putting my mother-in-law's remains in the VA wall in the cemetery. Does my husband have more rights to his mother's remains than the husband? Also, can my husband put a stop to them putting her in the wall without a court order or if we need some kind of court order, can we file whatever we need to get the remains out of the wall by ourselves without a lawyer? We probably won't have the papers before they put her in the wall in the chancellor court. We do not have the money right now to pay for a lawyer. My mother-in-law did not want to be put in the wall by herself and would want to be with us.

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