What if the deceased dies without a Will?

Written by Terry Johansson | 13th September 2013

You will then need to refer to the Intestacy section of this site.

In the event of intestacy, very different rules apply to a child, compared to a step child.

A step-child cannot share in the estate under the rules of intestacy or dispute the rules of intestacy, but may be able to and contest the Will and make a Family Provision Claim against the estate.

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