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When Someone Dies Without a Will

When Someone Dies Without a Will

If someone dies without a will, they’re said to have died “intestate”. The law says how their property will get distributed, and who has the right to “administer” their affairs.

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People's Law School
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wills, estates, dying without a will, estate planning, administrator, intestacy, funeral arrangements, executor, WESA, Dial-A-Law