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My mother in law passed away suddenly, leaving just myself

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Hi, my mother in law passed away suddenly, leaving just myself (daughter in law) and my son who is her only grandchild. Myself and my son are the only remaining siblings as my husband (her son) died tragically 4 years ago. My query to you is , who at this remaining stage is her next of kin?
Submitted: 5 months ago.
Category: Republic of Ireland Law
Expert:  Buachaill replied 5 months ago.

1. Dear *****, your mother in law's next of kin would firstly be her husband, if she has one, then if she has no husband, any children she has that are alive. Her dead son doesn't count. Then if she has no children alive, her grandchildren, including your son. However, I regret to say that you, as daughter in law, never counts as next of kin where there are direct lineal descendents alive such as your son.

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