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Passing Away Without a Will
Passing Away Without a Will
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Passing Away Without A Will

When a person in Florida passes away without having a last will and testament, the state will decide how his or her property will be distributed through a process called “intestate succession.”

There are a variety of circumstances that could affect how this is handled. Two possible scenarios are:

  • If the deceased has a surviving spouse, that individual will receive the probate estate.
  • If there is no surviving spouse, but there are children or descendants, the estate will be passed on to them.

If your loved one died without a will, contact the estate planning attorneys at The Murphy Law Group to discuss your rights and options. You can schedule a free initial consultation by calling 941-584-9570 or contacting us online.