In Okla. death without a Will, who receives their estate?

When this person passes there will be a sister, two half brothers and a daughter.

Asked on March 4, 2017 under Estate Planning, Oklahoma

Answers:

M.D., Member, California and New York Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 3 years ago | Contributor

When someone dies without a Will, they are said to have died "intestate". Accordingly, the intestacy laws of the state in which the deceased was domiciled when they died will control. Typically, in such a case the surviving spouse, if any, and the child(ren) of the deceased share in the estate. The exact split is governed by state statute.


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