What if you pass away, but have no spouse or descendants?
If you die leaving no spouse and no descendants, but you do have parents or siblings, the estate goes to the parents and siblings in equal shares.
Seems simple, right? Sort of. If one parent dies before you, the surviving parent receives a double share. If a sibling died before you, that sibling’s share goes the that sibling’s descendants, per stirpes. If the sibling that died before you has no descendants, then that share is distributed among the parents and other siblings.
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