Asked in Agricultural Law and Real Estate Law

Q: Do married daughters have inheritance right on ancestral agricultural land?

We are only two sisters. In this case, will the land go to my uncle's family.

1 Lawyer Answer
Anthony M. Avery
Anthony M. Avery

A: Not exactly sure of your question nor what State you are in. But almost every State has similar Intestate Succession Laws, where a surviving spouse takes at least a third or more of the predeceasing spouse's property. Most land goes to the heirs at law and a surviving spouse is always a heir, except for murder exclusions.

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