Q: My mother was recently murdered she owned a house in Las Vegas, Nevada. She had no will. And I live in California
Since I live out state how do I petition the state for her house property?
A: You will need to hire a Nevada lawyer to probate her estate. If she was married and her spouse was not the murderer there would be a split of her estate between her children and spouse unless her estate is less than $100,000 in which case it would probably all go to her spouse. If she was unmarried it would be split among her living children and the children of any deceased child of hers.
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