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Code of Virginia
Title 64.2. Wills, Trusts, and Fiduciaries
Chapter 2. Descent and Distribution

§ 64.2-201. Distribution of personal estate; right of Commonwealth if no other distributee.

A. The surplus of the personal estate or any part thereof of any decedent, after payment of funeral expenses, charges of administration, and debts, and subject to the provisions of Article 2 (§ 64.2-309 et seq.) of Chapter 3, not effectively disposed of by will passes by intestate succession and is distributed to the same persons, and in the same proportions, as real estate descends pursuant to § 64.2-200.

B. If there is no other distributee of a decedent's personal estate, such personal estate shall accrue to the Commonwealth.

Code 1950, §§ 64-11, 64-12; 1968, c. 656, §§ 64.1-11, 64.1-12; 1978, c. 647; 1981, c. 580; 1982, c. 304; 1983, c. 320; 2012, c. 614.

The chapters of the acts of assembly referenced in the historical citation at the end of this section may not constitute a comprehensive list of such chapters and may exclude chapters whose provisions have expired.