Intestate Succession

If no will in NJ leaving: Then, pursuant to Section 3B:5:
Children but no spouse Children inherit everything
Spouse but no descendants or parents Spouse inherits everything
Spouse and descendants from you and that spouse, and the spouse has no other descendants Spouse inherits everything
Spouse and descendants from you and that spouse, and the spouse has descendants from another relationship Spouse inherits the first 25% of your intestate property (but not less than $50,000 or more than $200,000), plus 1/2 of the balance

Your descendants inherit everything else

Spouse and descendants from you and someone other than that spouse Spouse inherits the first 25% of your intestate property (but not less than $50,000 or more than $200,000), plus 1/2 of the balance

Descendants inherit everything else

Spouse and parents Spouse inherits the first 25% of your intestate property (but not less than $50,000 or more than $200,000), plus 3/4 of the balance

Parents inherit remaining intestate property

Parents but no spouse or descendants Parents inherit everything
Siblings but no spouse, descendants, or parents Siblings inherit everything