Entitlement to the estate

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Entitlement to the estate guidance:

The intestacy rules If the deceased died totally or partially intestate, Parts III and IV of the Administration of Estates Act 1925 (AEA 1925) apply to: • all the movable...

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Date from which the Will speaks Unless there is a contrary intention in the Will, then as to: • property, the Will speaks and takes effect as if it had been executed...

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Definition Partial intestacy may arise when a testator has made an effective testamentary disposition of part of their estate but has failed to dispose of the rest of...

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The meaning of words commonly found in Private Client drafting and legislation which are intended to refer to children can differ depending on the context. This Practice...

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STOP PRESS: A new fixed net sum of £270,000 has been set with effect from 6 February 2020, in accordance with Schedule 1A to the Administration of Estates Act 1925, as...

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