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What happens in UK if all named beneficiaries are dead and

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What happens in UK if all named beneficiaries are dead and there are only cousins living
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Law
Expert:  JGM replied 2 years ago.
Thank you for your question.
The estate is divided between the cousins if there are no closer relatives.
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Customer: replied 2 years ago.

The original benificiaries were parents now deceased. The father died before the mother, Do cousins on fathers side inherit as well as thos on mothers.

Expert:  JGM replied 2 years ago.
Yes, assuming the mother predeceased the son, all remoter relatives inherit.
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