Division of assets
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My father is dying of cancer and refuses to draft a will. All his assets will go into intestate territory when he dies. We just discovered that he has another daughter about two years ago. She is the oldest; I am the youngest and have been more involved with my father. Who is first in line for intestate succession? Or are we both equally considered his legal next of kin? I want to make certain his affairs are looked after properly. My sister does not know enough about him to accomplish this task.