What Happens When There is no Will?


When a loved one dies and they didn’t have a will, one of the most common questions people ask if, “Does their property go to the state?” Depending on the state you’re in, there are different processes an estate will go through if the owner passes without a will in place. Your best protection against occurrences like these? Estate planning, living wills, and living trusts.

HALE BALL MURPHY, PLC Partner Loretta Morris Williams tackles what steps you need to take, and what your options are, if a loved one dies without a will.

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