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Hi, thanks for your enquiry and am sorry to hear of your loss. Did your partner leave any surviving child, parent or brother/sister? Kind Regards Al
Hi, thanks for your reply. As no Will was left, his Estate is administered in accordance with the strict rules of Intestacy. This means that it is up to any of his children to apply, on a first come, first served basis, to the Probate Registry to become the Administrator of the Estate. The appointed Administrator then has the right to make decisions concerning the funeral and is under a duty to administer his Estate (ie collect in his assets and distribute it in line with the Intestacy rules- the rules state that his Estate is divided equally between his children). As regards ***** ***** bank accounts and jointly owned property, these will pass automatically to you. s regards ***** ***** the property must however be held by you both as Joint tenants. I hope this assists and sets out the legal position. Please let me know if you require any further clarification. Kind Regards Al
Hi, the joint mortgage becomes your responsibility, as this is a joint mortgage. As regards ***** ***** insurance, if it is a joint policy, or is on trust for you, the monies get paid to you. If not, I'm afraid it forms part of his Estate, which passes equally between his children. Kind Regards Al
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