Helen Gowin

I am Partner and Head of the Estate Administration & Probate team. I deal with executors and trustees on high value estates including estates with a foreign element, business and agricultural assets. I act for a wide variety of personal representatives and beneficiaries of estates who need to sort out the affairs of someone who… Read more »

Intestacy Rules

What are the Intestacy Rules? If someone dies and hasn’t made a valid Will their estate will be distributed under a certain set of rules. These are known as the rules of intestacy. As a result of not having a valid Will, no-one will have the authority to immediately deal with the deceased person’s affairs…. Read more »