The Intestacy Rules
(Dying without A Will)
What Are The Rules of Intestacy?
The rules of intestacy are the rules of how assets are passed down to family members in the event of death. They are applicable specifically for England & Wales as well as Scotland and Northern Ireland which have their own set of rules.
The Intestacy Rules are basically the standard succession rules determined by government legislation. At ONCE WT we call these the Government Will.
Anyone who dies without a Will are known to die ‘Intestate' and their assets/ estate will be distributed according to the Intestacy Rules (or Government Will).
Here's some interesting facts about the Intestacy Rules
Do you think these will be beneficial to you and your family if you die without a Will??.
Important Matters to Consider
Here are some important circumstances to consider if you are considering keeping your government Will (dying intestate)