Roanoke, VA asked in Estate Planning, Elder Law and Probate for Virginia

Q: My Aunt recently passed, no will. She was single, no children. How would her estate be separated?

My mother is her sister. Their brother is deceased.

1 Lawyer Answer
Steve Miyares
Steve Miyares
  • Estate Planning Lawyer
  • Norfolk, VA
  • Licensed in Virginia

A: Under section 64.2-200 of the code of Virginia, her estate would pass to her surving parents. If there are sosurving parents, then her estate would be divided among her siblings and their descendants. You shouldconsult with an estate planning attorney for a more detailed analysis of your particular situation

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