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My brother in law has just died,he was left a house and

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My brother in law has just died,he was left a house and other assets by his sister,to be passed on to him when her husband died.This husband still survives.
Are these assets classed as part of his estate for probate,and are these assets to pass to my sister?
His sister lived in Scotland and will presumably made under Scottish law.

I am a solicitor in Scotland. Thank you for your question. Yes, his estate is entitled to receive the legacy which will immediately pass to his beneficiaries. I hope that helps. Please leave a positive rating so that I am credited for my time.

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