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What happens if I die in New York State without a Will?

If a person dies without a will (“intestacy”) in New York State, what happens to their estate is determined by two things:

  • The nature of their assets
  • The composition of their family

Some property passes automatically to specific heirs, regardless of whether or not a will is in place:

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