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unmarried male with no children dies without a will..who is

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unmarried male with no children dies without a will..who is next in line for property.. sisters or his mother?
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Good morning. When someone dies without a will, the intestate succession rules of the state govern the distribution of the estate. Under Kentucky Code Section, except as otherwise provided in this chapter, the estate would be distributed in the following priority:

(2) To his father and mother, if both are living, one (1) moiety each; but if the father is dead, the mother, if living, shall take the whole estate; if the mother is dead, the whole estate shall pass to the father; if there is no father or mother, then

(3) To his brothers and sisters and their descendants; if there are none, then....

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