Rose Law Firm of Napa Valley, Inc.

Q: My uncle died and his estate needs to go through probate. He did not have a Will. Who will receive the assets of his estate at the end of the probate?

A: Your uncle's estate is considered intestate because he died without a Will. California's laws of intestate succession will be applied to determine the heirs of his estate. If he was married and had children, his spouse and children would be the heirs of his estate....