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My uncle passed away recently in the uk,he had no will

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Hi
my uncle passed away recently in the uk,he had no will made ,his sister is his nearest living relitive living in ireland, he also has nieces and nephews living in the uk.
I would just like to know if my mum has any rights to his estate.
kind regards
james
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Law
Expert:  Clare replied 1 year ago.
HiThank you for your questionMy name is ***** ***** do my best to help you but I need some further information first.Was your Uncle actually resident in the Uk prior to his death?How many siblings did he have and how many who died before him had children?
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Hi Clare
yes he was a resident in the uk for 60yrs, His wife passed away a month before him,no kids of their own.
he had one brother died before him and he had one son and two daughters.
ragards james
Expert:  Clare replied 1 year ago.
Hi James
Just for clarity then he had one brother and one sister and his sister (your mother?) is till alive?
Clare
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
that's correct Clare
Expert:  Clare replied 1 year ago.
Hi
In that case under the Intestacy Rules his Estate is divided in two - with half going to your mother - and the other half being divided between your three cousins.
I hope that this is of assistance - please ask if you need further details
Clare
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
one final question Clare
if we persue this claim would it take a long time as my mother is quite eldery now,
many thanks for your response
james.
Expert:  Clare replied 1 year ago.
It is not a claim - it is an absolute entitlement
If the monies aren't paid before your mother passes then the monies will be paid to you
Clare
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