‘The Heir Who Laughs, Laughs Last’

John V Orth, ‘The Laughing Heir’: What’s So Funny?, 48 Real Property, Trusts and Estates Law Journal 321 (2013). Professor John V Orth takes a look at the limitations of intestate succession in his recent article, ‘The Laughing Heir’: What’s So Funny. Unless an individual is the last human being on earth, when he or she dies, a surviving relative will exist. How closely related should the relative be to the decedent in order to inherit the decedent’s estate through intestate succession? …” (more)

[Camille Davidson, JOTWELL, 5 January]

First posted 2015-01-05 13:23:50

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