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My husband died in the 24th of march this year, we owen our

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My husband died in the 24th of march this year, we owen our home and we had paid the morgage off several years ago my name on the land deeds i in my maiden name. We got maried on the 18th of December 1982. We started to do a will but never got to finish it due to both of us having ill health.
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Law
Expert:  Joshua replied 2 years ago.
Hello and thank you for your question. I will be very pleased to assist you. I'm a practising lawyer in England with over 10 years experience.

Please accept my sympathies for your loss.
How may I assist you with the above?
Customer: replied 2 years ago.

What more do you need tp know?!!!

Expert:  Joshua replied 2 years ago.

You have very kindly explained your circumstances but I cannot see that you have asked any question or advised what you would would like to know. Are you able to tell me what information you would like about your situation or any question or questions you have? I will be very pleased to assist if I can.

If you have asked a question but for some reason it hasn't posted please accept my apologies for the incovenience of reposting it.

Customer: replied 2 years ago.

I need to know where I stand with the law over the house that my late husband and I bought. Since he died, doese the house turn to me now. Both our names where on the morgage that we both paid for or do I have to go to probate?!!!

Expert:  Joshua replied 2 years ago.
Thank you. If your husband did not make a will then the legal position is that he will have passed away intestate.

This means that the rules of intestacy apply under the Administration of Estates Act. These rules vary depending upon whether you have any children or not. In order that I can advise you the rules that will apply could you tell me if your husband has any natural or adopted children (not step children)?
Expert:  Joshua replied 2 years ago.
Would you like to continue?