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My aunt & uncle have died within a month of each other having

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My aunt & uncle have died within a month of each other having provided mirror wills leaving their assets to each other.
We believe that their are now only nieces and nephews left of the family.
Will they inherit automatically or are there rules of heir line?
Ivan Cooper
Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: Law
Expert:  Clare replied 3 years ago.

Clare :

Hi

Clare :

Thank you for your question

Clare :

My name is Clare

Clare :

I shall do my best to help you but I need some further information first

Clare :

Did the Wills make no provision for what should happen on the death of the second to die

Customer: No, just left each estate to the other.
Customer: I will be out until mid afternoon now , thanks.
Clare :

How many siblings who had children did the last to die have?

Customer: No issue from the marriage
Customer: Uncle last to die is my mothers brother in law
Clare :

How many siblings who had children did he have?

Customer: one brother now deceased. Who had 3 children I believe.
Clare :

Then I am afraid that those are the people who will inherit the entire estate of both your Aunt an dyour Uncle

Customer: Thank you
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