Who is the deceased individual’s legal next-of-kin?

Category: FAQ

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.

Cookies help us deliver our services. By using our services, you agree to our use of cookies. More Information