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I'm sorry to have to tell you that ifyour wife died before her aunt then your wife gets nothing and neither do you. Itwould be different if your wife was the testators daughter and you had childrenbecause under section 33 of the Wills act, grandchildren inherit if abeneficiary has children and the beneficiary has predeceased the testator.
I'm afraid there is no provision foryou to get anything unless you are specifically mentioned in the will.
I'm sorry, I appreciate that this isnot the answer you wanted but there is no point in me misleading you.
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