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Daily Archives:Thursday, October 16, 2014

Florida Law Of Intestacy

October 16, 2014

If a Florida resident dies without a will, the state intestacy statute determines how the decedent’s assets will be distributed. If there is a surviving spouse with no living descendants or only descendants in common with the decedent, the surviving spouse receives all of the estate. If the surviving spouse has at least one descendant who is not also a descendant of the decedent and at least one descendant who is a descendant of the decedent, the surviving spouse receives half of the estate and the mutual descendants share the other half….

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