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My wife recently passed away and had no will, how should i…

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My wife recently passed...

My wife recently passed away and had no will, how should i proceed

Lawyer's Assistant: Since estate law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?

Nsw

Lawyer's Assistant: What documents or supporting evidence do you have?

Supporting what?

Lawyer's Assistant: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?

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Solicitor: Leon, Solicitor replied 4 months ago
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Hi, I am Leon, a NSW Solicitor. I am reviewing your question and will reply again in a moment.

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Solicitor: Leon, Solicitor replied 4 months ago

Good Afternoon

I an sorry to hear about your loss

Did you own property as joint tenant?

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Customer reply replied 4 months ago
we owned a property together
Solicitor: Leon, Solicitor replied 4 months ago

Good Afternoon

In that case you can have that property transferred over to you without a will

Have you received the death certificate?

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Customer reply replied 4 months ago
i have a death certificate how do i proceed
Solicitor: Leon, Solicitor replied 4 months ago

One last question do you have the title deed?

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