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Both my Brother-in-laws died without making a will. One had

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Both my Brother-in-laws died without making a will. One had no children but one remaining brother with two children( His Nephews) and two nieces by the dead brother. The other Brother-in-law who died has two children and the same remaining brother with two children His Nephews). Who would inherit their individual estates.
Submitted: 6 years ago.
Category: UK Employment Law
Expert:  Thomas replied 6 years ago.


Were either of them married at the date or death?


Were their parents alive?



Customer: replied 6 years ago.
Both were not married at time of death and their parents were not aliveat time of death.
Expert:  Thomas replied 6 years ago.

They would pass under the intestacy rules.


In the case of the first brother (brother 1) half of his estate would pass to his remaining alive brother. The other half would pass to the nieces of the other deceased brother (brother 2)(assuming brother 2 died before brother 1)


The the case of the second his estate would pass entirely to his children.


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