Intestate Succession Definition and Legal Meaning

On this page, you'll find the legal definition and meaning of Intestate Succession, written in plain English, along with examples of how it is used.

What is Intestate Succession?

according to the laws of inestate succession, property of the deceased person who has not made a legal will would be divided amongst his legal heirs and surviving spouse according to the laws of descent and distribution and marital rights.