What Happens if You Die Without a Will?
If you die intestate (without a will), your states laws of descent and distribution will determine who receives your property by default. These laws vary from state to state, but typically the distribution would be to your spouse and children, or if none, to other family members. A states plan often reflects the legislatures guess as to how most people would dispose of their estate and builds in protections for certain beneficiaries, particularly minor children. That plan may or may not reflect your actual wishes, and some of the built-in protections may not be necessary in a harmonious family setting. A will allows you to alter the states default plan to suit your personal preferences.
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