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What happens to my estate if I die with no partner, children,

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What happens to my estate if I die with no partner, children, parents or siblings still alive?
Submitted: 5 years ago.
Category: Family Law
Expert:  James Mather replied 5 years ago.
Do you have no relatives?
Customer: replied 5 years ago.

I currently have no partner or children. If my mother was dead (my father died some years ago) and my sister (who also has no children) died what would happen to my estate?

Expert:  James Mather replied 5 years ago.

If you have written a wiil, it passes in accordance with the terms of your

If you have not written a will it goes in accordance with the rules of
intestacy which are here.

there is a strict pecking order and it is almost unheard of of anyone dying
and no relatives (however distant) being found.

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