What portion of a deceased wife's inheritance goes to her husband?

Question Details: My wife inherited $13,000 from her late parents' estate. Then she passed away before the check was issued; she had no Will. My wife and I have 2 adult children. All her assets went to me. A year later, I have this inheritance issue. The executor of the Will tells me that the money falls under intestacy law because my wife had no Will. I'm not sure what that means. I want to know how much of this check comes to me and how much goes to my children.

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