Who inherits if no will? Generally, only spouses, registered domestic partners, and blood relatives inherit under intestate succession laws; unmarried partners, friends, and charities get nothing. If the deceased person was married, the surviving spouse usually gets the largest share. ... To find the rules in IRVINE, see Intestate Succession. I need a probate attorney for a home in the 92650 area, can Irvine Probate Law help? Yes, our Irvine Probate Attorney will he glad to help you, call now.