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Who is entitled to household items when a parent dies intestate?


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September 05, 2008 3:16AM

When the parent dies intestate, the estate gets the goods and they are divided according to the laws of the state. If a parent still survives, they will inherit all of the property of the spouse if there are no children that are still minors. Without a surviving spouse, the household goods will typically be divided fairly between the descendants. If they can't divide them equally, the executor can either decide who gets what, though the value must be equal, or sells the item and divides the proceedes.