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Topic: Intestacy


  • Emma Fuller - Wills, Probate and LPA
    Wills and modern family arrangements
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    Wills are a key document for most people, and we often talk about how intestacy rules take effect if there is no Will.  But the intestacy rules are heavily influenced by the premise that families will be married parents with children born to those parents.  They don’t cope so well with some of the family… Learn more

  • Emma Fuller - Wills, Probate and LPA
    How to deal with the property of someone who has died
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    Everything that a person who has died owns is called their estate. This can be made up of:   Money – both cash and money in the bank/building society Money owed to the person who has died Shares Property Personal possessions – cars, jewellery   Any money owed, so for example, credit cards charges or… Learn more

  • Emma Fuller - Wills, Probate and LPA
    What is intestacy?
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    When a person dies who having not made a valid will or other binding declaration and they own property greater than the sum of their funeral expenses and enforceable debts the estate will go into Intestacy.   Intestacy law; also known as the intestate succession statutes and the law of descent and distribution, uses the… Learn more


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