14-2102. Intestate share of surviving spouse
The following part of the intestate estate, as to both separate property and
the one-half of community property that belongs to the decedent, passes to
the surviving spouse:
1. If there is no surviving issue or if there are surviving issue all of
whom are issue of the surviving spouse also, the entire intestate estate.
2. If there are surviving issue one or more of whom are not issue of the
surviving spouse, one-half of the intestate separate property and no
interest in the one-half of the community property that belonged to the
14-2103. Heirs other than surviving spouse;
share in estate
Any part of the intestate estate not passing to the decedent's surviving
spouse under section 14-2102 or the entire intestate estate if there is no
surviving spouse passes in the following order to the following persons who
survive the decedent:
1. To the decedent's descendants by representation.
2. If there is no surviving descendant, to the decedent's parents equally if
both survive or to the surviving parent.
3. If there is no surviving descendant or parent, to the descendants of
the decedent's parents or either of them by representation.
4. If there is no surviving descendant, parent
or descendant of a parent, but the decedent is survived by one or more
grandparents or descendants of grandparents, half of the estate passes to
the decedent's paternal grandparents equally if both survive or to the
surviving paternal grandparent or the descendants of the decedent's paternal
grandparents or either of them if both are deceased with the descendants
taking by representation. The other half passes to the decedent's maternal
relatives in the same manner. If there is no surviving grandparent or
descendant of a grandparent on either the paternal or the maternal side, the
entire estate passes to the decedent's relatives on the other side in the
same manner as the half.
14-2105. Unclaimed estate; passage to state
If no one is qualified to claim the estate under this article, the intestate
estate passes to the state.