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My brother passd away on Feb 8, 2018. He was divorced and…

My brother passd away...

My brother passd away on Feb 8, 2018. He was divorced and has one adult daughter from the marriage. Who would be considered the next of kin, his mother or his daughter.

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Nevada

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We are trying to obtain his property in Nevada and we don't know where to begin

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I'm presently located in the State of Georgia and just need to know what I must first due in order to be able to retrieve his belongings and if I have any standing. He lived in an apartement and I was told in order to gain his belongings I needed to have a affidavit of next of kin. We were not allowed access before we obtain death certificate. We now have a death certificate. My mother paid for his funeral on Feb 26, 2018 and has since received death certificates.

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My condolences for your loss.

Under Nevada law his daughter is his closest heir and the one designated to inherit his property. Your mother has a claim against the estate for the cost of the funeral she paid. It is a priority claim.

Unless there is a will specifying otherwise, his daughter, as his sole heir, is entitled to inherit the entire estate.

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