January 01, 2015

Administering a Decedent's Estate Where There Is No Will: Duties and Responsibilities

Kenneth A. Vercammen

Editor's Note: The following is a general review of administering a decedent's estate where there is no will based on New Jersey law. Procedures vary from state to state.

When a person dies without having a will that is called intestate.

The administration must be opened in the county where the decedent resided at his/her death.

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