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The deceased died intestate and left no spouse, children, father or mother. The estate is therefore held primarily for the siblings. The deceased had three brothers—X, Y and Z. The three brothers all predeceased the deceased, X and Y had children that survived the deceased and Z had children that predeceased the deceased, but Z’s children left children of their own. Would X’s children, Y’s children and Z grandchildren benefit following the per stirpes rule?

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  • The deceased died intestate and left no spouse, children, father or mother. The estate is therefore held primarily for the siblings. The deceased had three brothers—X, Y and Z. The three brothers all predeceased the deceased, X and Y had children that survived the deceased and Z had children that predeceased the deceased, but Z’s children left children of their own. Would X’s children, Y’s children and Z grandchildren benefit following the per stirpes rule?

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