Intestate Inheritance Is the Way the State Divides Property Intestate inheritance does not mean that you will inherit something from someone who lives in another state. Intestate inheritance means that you inherit from a relative who dies without a valid will or a trust and owns property.
To die intestate doesn’t mean dying in the neighboring state or dying without any assets. Dying intestate means to die without a valid will or a trust. A will is the legal instrument that tells the judge how the decedent wishes his/her property or estate to be