If someone passes away without a valid Will their personal representative must apply for letters of administration.
For a specialist firm like ours this process is straightforward. But if you are left to deal with such a scenario alone the process can be daunting.
Call us for advice on who will be eligible to inherit the estate under the Administration of Estates Act 1925. Remember:
- Those listed as beneficiaries will be expected to administer the estate as a personal representative.
- The intestacy laws are not straightforward
- They currently do not recognise common-law partners