Second opinion] In Connecticut, when someone dies intestate
, there is no spouse, children, siblings or surviving parents, or surviving aunts/uncles. I understand the estate
goes to the next of kin. In this case , 4 first cousins. However if two of the cousins are deceased, I am being told that the surviving children of the deceased cousins do not get inheritance and that the only surviving cousin get 100% of the estate due to the intestate law stating inheritance goes to next of kin, no representatives. If this is correct, can you contest the instate
JA: Since estate law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?
JA: Has anything been filed or reported?
Customer: A probate
lawyer appointed by the state contacted me.(child of one of the deceased cousins) then followed up today stating that the two living cousins have contested the probate and feel they are due 100% and the children of the two deceased cousins are not untitled.
JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?
Customer: I'm trying to find out if a judge can over rule state laws regarding intestate wills or if they must follow them.