Per Colorado Revised Statutes, the legal next-of-kin is designated to the following person(s) and progresses in the following order: Personal representative or special administrator of the deceased individual’s estate. The surviving spouse of the deceased, if not legally separated. A person with the right to direct the disposition of the deceased’s last remains pursuant to a designated beneficiary agreement. A majority of the deceased’s surviving adult children (biological or legally adopted). A majority of the deceased’s parents or legal guardians. A majority of the deceased’s surviving adult siblings.
*Please be prepared to provide documentation establishing your relationship to the deceased.