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Clare, Solicitor
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My mother has been left some money in my uncles will but she

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My mother has been left some money in my uncles will but she had passed away three months before him.
My question is does the money now pass to my mothers next of kin which is myself
HiThank you for your questionMy name is ***** ***** do my best to help you but I need some further information firstWhat does the Will say should happen if your mother pre deceased him?
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
What is the exact wording used?
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
I bequeath the sum of £---- to the named beneficiaries unto my sister in law Helga Dunbar
Does it say anything at the end of that paragraph about what happens in general?
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
not that i can see
I will try to send you a copy of the will
I am very sorry but since there is no provision made for what should happen if one of the beneficiaries died before the Testator the money just reverts to the Estate and does not pass to the next of kin.I hope that this is of assistance - please ask if you need further detailsClare
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
Not the answer I was hoping for
Thank you
I am aware and sorry for that.I will admit that I am surprised that there is no general provision made given the very detailed nature of the Will
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
would there be any point in arguing the case
Sadly not - the Will is clear
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