Florida Intestate Law: Dying Without a Will in Florida

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One of the most frequent questions I get from clients has to do with Florida intestate law. Clients want to know what happens when someone has died without a will.

Intestate succession can vary from state to state, but usually the decedent’s assets will pass to his or her spouse and children in various proportions. Florida intestate laws are no different. The Florida Probate Code divides a deceased person’s estate between his or her spouse and children. But the question of who gets what depends on the decedent’s family situation.

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