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My parents recently deceased

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My parents recently deceased both within 4 months of each other left mirror wills. Both wills form discretionary trusts my reading of the wills indicates that these only apply to one as clause 1 a reads in the event of my wife surviving me the terms generally of this clause will apply. To me this would imply that if she didn't then it wouldn't. I am being advised that both will trusts will apply. Could you help?
Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: Law
Expert:  UKSolicitorJA replied 3 years ago.

Who passed away first?
Customer: replied 3 years ago.
My father
Expert:  UKSolicitorJA replied 3 years ago.
Thank you.

Your father's would apply as his wife survived him. Your mother's would not apply as her husband did not survive her.

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Customer: replied 3 years ago.
Thank you
Expert:  UKSolicitorJA replied 3 years ago.
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