- Next Of Kin
- A person's closest living blood relative. The next-of-kin relationship is important in determining inheritance rights if a person dies without a will and has no spouse and/or children. The deceased's estate becomes state property if no legal heir can be identified. The next of kin can also be called upon to make medical decisions for a person who has become incapacitated or to make funeral/burial arrangements.
Legal order of precedence determines who is considered next of kin. Children, parents, grandchildren and siblings are the most common next of kin under U.S. law.
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