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Hi, thank you for your question. Just a bit more information required to fully assist you:
-Did he obtain a divorce?
-Does he have any living or deceased children?
-If there are deceased children, do they have any children (ie. his grandchildren?)
Thanks - what is the size of his estate?
Thanks for confirming. If he dies without a will, then his estate will be divided in accordance with intestacy rules, therefore:
-His current wife (if they remain married at time of his death) will inherit all assets up to £250,000 and all his personal possessions no matter what value
-Estate above £250,000 will be divided 50% to his current wife and 50% to be shared equally between his biological children if they are alive. If a biological child has passed away, then their children will inherit in their place.
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