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my wife is a beneficiary of a will but she died 1 month before

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my wife is a beneficiary of a will but she died 1 month before the testator. The testator's mother was my wife's grandmother. The testator was my wife's aunt.

Does my wife's share get redistributed or is there any possibility that it could go to me as her husband.

Tom


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I'm sorry to have to tell you that if
your wife died before her aunt then your wife gets nothing and neither do you. It
would be different if your wife was the testators daughter and you had children
because under section 33 of the Wills act, grandchildren inherit if a
beneficiary has children and the beneficiary has predeceased the testator.

I'm afraid there is no provision for
you to get anything unless you are specifically mentioned in the will.



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