Surviving spouses have important rights and benefits under Wyoming law, including:
- Intestate Rights
- Homestead Allowance
- Exempt Property
- Family Allowance
- Elective Share
Surviving Spouse Rights in Wyoming When There Is No Valid Will – Intestacy
- Entire Estate: The surviving spouse is entitled to the entire estate if the decedent had no surviving children or descendants.
- 1/2 of the Estate: The surviving spouse has the right to 1/2 of the estate if the decedent has surviving children or descendants.