Q: hello, my mom died, and I would like to know who inherits, in the case of not having a will. Thank you. She was from AL
I am sorry about your family's loss. Alabama directs where assets pass in the event someone dies without a Will. The assets pass to an individual's next-of-kin under Alabama law. The next-of-kin depends on the particular facts of the family:
-Passes to spouse and children first
-If no spouse and children, to parents
-If no parents, then to siblings
-If siblings are deceased, their share passes to their children
I hope this helps.
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