Find the intestate succession law in your state. For your assignment:
- List the persons to whom an estate is distributed if someone dies intestate.
- Cite the section correctly (you may have to research the proper way to cite a state Code).
- Find the following in your state:
- The homestead exemption amount or the homestead allowance;
- The exempt property amount and the type of property exempted; and
- The family allowance.
- Why do you think the legislature of your state chose to make these available to families of the deceased? Do you think these statutory amounts are “fair” or not? Explain your answers.
- MY STATE IS ALABAMA