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Adopted children under the Intestacy Rules

Intestacy Rules for Adopted Children If you die without leaving a will, your assets will pass to relatives under the Intestacy Rules. A common question we are frequently asked is what happens in the case of an adopted person ? well the answer is relatively

Probate : What is a Caveat ?

A Caveat is way to stop a grant of probate being issued, it is typically issued when someone wants to dispute a will. It is issued following an application being made to the probate registry. Once obtained the Caveat remains in place for a period

What happens when there’s no will

If someone has died without a will, then that person will have died Intestate, which means that their assets will be distributed in accordance with the Intestacy rules. These rules set out an order of entitlement as to the persons entitled to administer an estate.