In England and Wales, if you die without making a Will you are known as dying ‘Intestate’. This means it falls to the Government guidelines to allocate your estate and this may mean that it goes to people you do not want it to.

 

If you click this link, you will be taken to the Gov.uk website that will guide you through what would happen to your estate;

 

https://www.gov.uk/inherits-someone-dies-without-will

 

However, we have a handy flowchart you can use below. Just follow it through and you will see who would get the assets from your estate.

 

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