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  1. Montana Common Law Marriage & Estate Planning MSU Extension MontGuide
    (MT201408HR) (2019) 
    Explores Montana common law marriages from an estate planning perspective. Topics include: The definition of common law marriage, what establishes a common law marriage, what documentation is necessary for a common law marriage, and what amount the surviving spouse of a common law marriage inherits.
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  2. Dying Without a Will in Montana: Who Receives Your Property? MSU Extension MontGuide
    (MT198908HR) (2019) 
    Includes legal terms and detailed examples of possible scenarios for distribution of property should a person die before writing a will in Montana.
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  3. Dying Without a Will in Montana Interactive Website
    Who receives your property if you pass away without a written will? Use this website to discover how your property will be distributed under Montana law if you are a Montana resident and if you pass away without a written will (as do 7 out of 10 Americans).

  4. Property Ownership MSU Extension MontGuide
    (MT198907HR) (2019) 
    Describes the three main forms of property ownership in Montana, plus real-life examples of estate settlement for each.
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