Conway Consulting | Do you need a Will?
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Do you need a Will?

If you die intestate (without leaving a Will), there are strict rules according to Law, by which your estate will be distributed. By not having a Will, you will not have a choice as to who you would want to benefit, and by how much.

I am single and have no children

Parents or Brothers/Sisters, or Grandparents, or Uncles/Aunts, or Half-Uncles/Aunts (passed in that order)

I am a single parent with children

(only person with parental responsibility)
Children inherit entire estate
Court decides who will be guardian of any minor children

I am married/in a civil partnership and have children

Spouse/Civil Partner receives:
• Personal Chattels
• £250,000
Balance is divided as follows:
Half goes to the Spouse/Civil Partner and other half to children.
If assets are less than £250,000 children will inherit nothing

I am married/in a civil partnership and have no children

Spouse/civil partner receives the whole estate

I am cohabiting and have no children

Parents or Brothers/Sisters, or Grandparents, or Uncles/Aunts, or Half-Uncles/Aunts (will pass in that order).
Cohabitee partner receives nothing

I am cohabiting and have children

Children inherit entire estate
Cohabitee partner receives nothing

I have no relatives

Estate goes to the Crown