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Clare, Family Solicitor
Category: Family Law
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Experience:  I have been a solicitor in High Street Practise since 1985 and have specialised in Family Law for the last 10 years
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my sister is single and has not written a will my parents are

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my sister is single and has not written a will my parents are divorced and my father lives in another country my mother in this if she dies who is her next of kin my mother or father
Submitted: 5 years ago.
Category: Family Law
Expert:  James Mather replied 5 years ago.
-Could you explain your situation a little more?
Expert:  Clare replied 5 years ago.
Thank you for your question.
Both parents are her next of kin and are entitled to equal shares of her estate under the Intestacy rules
Customer: replied 5 years ago.

the thing is she hates her father and would be horrified to think that he would get anything of hers can she stop this happening

Expert:  Clare replied 5 years ago.
Your sister can avoid this by simply making a Will detailing how she wishes her estate to be dealt with