Article Tag: Dying intestate

Increase in Statutory Legacy and What It Means for You

It is a common misunderstanding that in the event of a married individual dying without a Will, then their widow, widower or surviving civil partner would inherit everything. This is not always the case.  What Happens If You Die Without a Will? Anyone who dies without a will is said to have died ‘intestate’. The rules as to… Read more »

Is Law Firm SAS Daniels Home To Cheshire’s Oldest Unclaimed Will?

Leading Cheshire law firm SAS Daniels has uncovered almost 50 unclaimed Wills stored in its basement that date back as far as 1895. The handwritten Wills that have never been claimed include gifts to relatives and acquaintances such as various properties including a farm and a pub, a bicycle, various items of jewellery, a sewing… Read more »