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What if There is No Will?

By: Abigail Taylor - Updated: 18 Sep 2019 | comments*Discuss
 
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When someone dies, those left have to deal with the issue of what to do with their property and belongings. If there is no Will (i.e the estate is intestate), there is legislation that helps with the process of dividing any assets.

Here are the basic steps to follow:

  1. Check that there is definitely no Will to be found
  2. Apply for a Grant of Representation (often called "probate")
  3. Pay any inheritance tax due
  4. Collect together any assets
  5. Pay any debts owed by the deceased
  6. Distribute the estate

How to Find Out if There is a Will?

It can be difficult to establish after their death if someone made a Will. It is therefore recommended that if you have made a Will, you tell your family that you have made one, and where it is held.

If you don't know the location of a deceased's Will, it is important to carry out a thorough search. Below are some ideas of where to look:

  • Check through the deceased's documents - most people have a file of important documents (birth certificates / insurance etc) somewhere, so it may be with those
  • Check in the deceased's safe
  • If they had a lawyer that they used for other matters (e.g divorce or property sale) check if they hold a Will for the deceased
  • Try calling local solicitor's to see if they hold a copy Will for the deceased

Note: Sometimes people make more than one Will, as they update or change how they wish their assets to be divided. If you find more than one Will, make sure that you use the most recently dated version, as older versions will no longer be valid.

Intestacy Laws

If there is no Will, then the distribution of the estate will be governed (in England and Wales) by the Administration of Estate Act 1925. These are commonly known as the laws of intestacy, someone who dies without a Will is legally called 'intestate'.

Obtaining probate

Regardless of whether there is a Will or not, you will need to apply for a Grant of Representation (commonly called 'probate'). If there is no Will, the deceased's next of kin can apply for probate (for example their spouse, civil partner, or child). It is possible to apply for probate as the spouse or civil partner of the deceased, even if you are separated, as long as you are not divorced.

Note: Unmarried partners cannot automatically apply for probate, (nor will they inherit your assets under the law of intestacy), so if you have a long-term partner but are not married, it is especially important that you make a will.

If all assets were jointly held, technically you do not require probate to distribute them. However many organisations such as banks will still ask for a copy, so it may be worth doing anyway!

See our guide here for more information on Probate

Applying for probate

Here's how to apply:
  1. Complete a probate application form (PA1). If you need help completing the form, call HMRC on 0300 123 1072
  2. Complete an inheritance tax form. (You must complete this form, even if you think no tax is owed.)
  3. Send both forms along with the death certificate, the original will and three copies (if a will exists), and a £125 application fee. (There is no fee is the total estate is worth under £5,000)
  4. Swear an oath at the office of a Commissioner for Oaths (eg a solicitor's office), or the local probate office
You should get the probate certificate through in the post within 10 working days of swearing your oath.

How Stop Someone Getting Probate

You can stop someone getting probate by entering a caveat, as long as you are aged 18 or over. This caveat lasts 6 months to enable any dispute to be resolved. To enter a caveat, fill in form PA8 and send a £20 fee. (We recommend consulting a solicitor or your local Citizen's Advice Bureau if entering a caveat, as usually they precede a heated dispute between relatives.)

Find Out How an Estate Was Distributed

You can search probate records online for anyone who died after 1858. This should tell you who obtained probate to distribute the estate. There is a £10 fee per search. It takes around 14 days for the online record to update with details of new registrations.

Paying Inheritance Tax

You will have sent an Inheritance Tax Form to HMRC when obtaining probate, so they will let you know how much inheritance tax must be paid out of the deceased's assets. Just follow the instructions on the paperwork sent to you, and if you have any queries, contact HMRC who are usually very good at talking relatives through the process.

We have more information on inheritance tax here

Collect the Deceased's Assets

If you send the probate certificate to organisations holding the deceased's assets (e.g banks), they should release these to you. You may also need to sell the deceased's property in order to release funds; any fees involved in the sale can be deducted from the sale profits.

To speed up the asset release process, you may wish to obtain several copies of the probate certificate. These cost only around 50p per copy.

Paying off debts

Before distributing the estate, the executor has a duty to pay off any debts owed by the deceased. This includes any outstanding tax owed to HMRC. Also don't forget that if the deceased didn't have a funeral plan in place, you will need to deduct the funeral costs from the value of the estate; funeral costs can be several thousand pounds!

If you are the executor, place a notice in The Gazette to give any creditors a chance to come forwards before the estate is distributed. That will ensure that you hold no personal liability for any of the deceased's debts of which you may not have been aware.
See our article on Debts After Death for more information

Distribute the Estate

Jointly held assets:

  • Any money in a joint bank account will automatically pass to the other owner(s)
  • Any property owned under a "joint tenancy" (where all parties own the whole property jointly), will automatically pass to the surviving owner(s)
  • Any property owned under a "tenancy in common" (where each party owns a fixed share of the property), the deceased's share will pass according to their will or the law of intestacy

Assets not held jointly

If there is no will, you will need to distribute the estate in accordance with the law of intestacy:

Intestacy Law - Who Gets What If There's No Will?

If the estate is worth under £250,000, and the deceased has a spouse or civil partner, they will inherit the whole estate.

If the estate is worth over £250,000 the estate is divided as follows:

(1) Spouse or Civil Partner Still Alive

If the estate is worth over £250,000, and the deceased has a spouse or civil partner, they will inherit £250,000 value from the estate plus all personal possessions (regardless of value). The remainder of the estate (over £250,000 value) will then be split as 50% to the spouse or civil partner, and 50% divided between the surviving children. This includes adopted children but not step-children. If the children have died already, then their children will inherit in their place. If there are no children, the spouse or civil partner will inherit the whole estate.

(2) No Spouse or Civil Partner

If the deceased has no spouse or civil partner, the estate will be divided equally between their children. This includes adopted children but not step-children. If the children have died already, then their children will inherit in their place.

(3) No Spouse or Civil Partner and No Children/Grandchildren

If the deceased has no spouse or civil partner, and no children or grand-children, the estate will be divided equally between their parents. If the deceased has no living parents, the estate will be divided equally between their brothers and sisters (or their children if they have already died).

(4) No Spouse, Children, Parents or Siblings

If the deceased has no spouse/civil partner, no children/grandchildren, no parents and siblings, the estate will be divided equally between their half brothers and sisters. If there are no half siblings, the estate will be divided equally between their grandparents. If there are no living grandparents, the estate goes to aunts and uncles (half aunts and uncles if there are no full ones) or to their children (the deceased's cousins) if they have already died.

(5) None of the Above Relatives

If the deceased has no living: spouse; civil partner; children; grandchildren; parents; brothers or sisters; half brothers and sisters; grandparents; aunts and uncles or half aunts and uncles; nephew/nieces or cousins, the estate will all pass to the Crown.

Example Scenarios

Q] Joe has died with no will. He has a wife, a son and two step-daughters. His estate is worth £350,000. Who inherits?

A] Joe's wife would receive £250,000 of the estate, plus any personal possessions (regardless of value). The remaining £100,000 of the estate would be divided equally between his wife and his son. Step-children are not recognised by the law of intestacy. His wife would therefore receive a total of £300,000 plus personal possessions, his son would receive £50,000 and his step-daughters would receive nothing.

Q] Beth has died without a will. She has no husband or civil partner, no children or grandchildren, and no parents or grandparents. Her only surviving family are the boyfriend she lives with, and her aunt who she hasn't spoken to since she was a child. Who inherits?

A] Her aunt would inherit the entire estate. The law of intestacy doesn't recognise unmarried partners. Her aunt is a recognised relative and so will inherit the estate, regardless of whether they are estranged.

As you can see from the above, it is extremely important to make a will if you have step-children or an unmarried partner that you would want to inherit from you. If you don't have a will, they won't get anything unless assets are jointly held!

Some of Your Questions Answered

"My wife's mother left her and her sister the house. The Will states that her unmarried partner is allowed to live in the house until he dies. Can they get him out as they would like to sell the house?"

The unmarried partner has been given a life tenancy in the property. That gives him the right to remain in the property until his death. He will be responsible for all insurance and maintenance costs. You can't legally throw him out, so your choices are either to sell the estate subject to a life tenant (not usually very desirable to a buyer), or speak to him about him forfeiting his life tenancy (likely by you "buying him out").

"My great aunt passed away hasn't left a Will, my mother is her niece. She left invested money of over £30,000, plus valuable items. Suddenly her nephew wants to take over and already taken jewellery, ornaments and has demanded that anything we took from the house for safe keeping be returned or he's phoning the police. We found out that when my aunt was alive his wife took her wedding/engagement rings...she was suffering from Alzheimer's. The nephew has walked away from the house (rented) leaving a neighbour to clear as it has to be empty in 2 weeks. What can we do to ensure nothing gets sold without our say, so that we can things of sentimental value in the family?"

Has the nephew applied for probate? If not, then it may be worth you doing so. If he does not have probate, then he is not entitled to divide up the estate.

In any event, the estate must be divided up according to the rules of intestacy. Follow through the steps above to see who would inherit - this will depend upon what other surviving relatives are in your family. If your great-aunt has no spouse / civil partner, no children / grandchildren / great-grandchildren, and no parents, then the estate should be divided up equally amongst their sisters and brothers. If they are no longer alive, their children (ie her nieces and nephews) will inherit in their place. If there was no will and the nephew (your uncle) is legitimately inheriting from the estate, I would expect that your mother should do so too.

"My dad was diagnosed with dementia 18 months ago. My sister who'd previously had no contact for years, obtained POA (knowing he's worth over 500.000). She put him in a nursing home and fixed up the house then moved in with her daughter. My sister and I are the only next of kin, he passed away 4 months ago with no Will. Should I have inherited any of his estate? What can I do at this stage?"

Firstly, I would question whether any Power of Attorney was valid. It seems strange that your father would agree for an estranged daughter to make all decisions (including financial decisions) on his behalf. If your father had already been diagnosed with dementia prior to signing the Power of Attorney, he may have lacked mental capacity making it invalid.

Secondly, if your father had no will, his estate would pass to his family in accordance with the laws of intestacy. Check whether your sister obtained probate. If not, she does not have authority to distribute the estate. If your father had no surviving spouse or civil partner, then the estate should have been divided equally between all his children. If there are just two children (you and your sister), then you should have received 50% of the value of the estate, including the property value. (This does not necessarily mean that your sister has to sell the property, but she should give you 50% of the value to essentially "buy out" your share.)

"Hi my father has died , with no will , we think. My eldest brother has dealt with everything he has divided all the money between us all , but it doesn't add up. My dad was mentally fine not confused and he told us what he had , is there anyway we can find out without asking my brother as I am sure there was quite a bit more money than he has said and my father had paid for his own funeral?"

Again, check whether your brother had obtained probate. If not, he had no authority to divide up the estate. If you don't want to ask him, you can search for probate records online, for a £10 fee.

If your brother did have probate, it will be difficult at this stage to determine the value of the estate (ie how much was in your dad's accounts), as they will now be £0 / closed. You may therefore have to ask your brother directly.

Remember that any debts, including outstanding tax and solicitor's fees will need to be paid out of the estate prior to distribution. Also inheritance tax may have been paid. These could all reduce the value of the remaining estate to be divided up.

Seeking advice

Dealing with the distribution of assets follow the death of a family member is always tricky, and can particularly bitter and emotional if a dispute arises. If you disagree with the way the estate has been distributed, speak to Citizens Advice Bureau for free advice and (though it may be difficult), try to approach the matter in a calm manner. Sometimes it can also be helpful to ask a trusted family friend or other relative to "mediate" any dispute to try to reduce any heated arguments and ensure a satisfactory resolution for everyone involved.

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My mom passed away June 2nd 2019 she had no will, my sister's name is on the deed because of a loan that they were paying back. So what I want to know does the house and land and all her assets go to the eight of us
Connie - 18-Sep-19 @ 4:10 PM
Hello my partner died ,we wasn't married and she made no will,and we have a boy aged 3 ,whocan set up a trust for him until he is a adult ,does her mother have the decision on what to do with her daughters money .and What rights does the dad have ?.
Deano - 19-Aug-19 @ 5:18 PM
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Jaffa - 16-Jul-19 @ 8:50 AM
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Guest123 - 15-Jul-19 @ 11:03 PM
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Sandy - 26-Jun-19 @ 1:37 PM
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Thorny - 10-Jun-19 @ 6:58 AM
So sad reading through these. Some one dies NO WIll . NO WAY. Why the greed gets the better of ppl and why these ppl fall out with there once were close familys over such stuf. Yeah its nice to have nice things and its even nicer to live comfortable.BUT i must say the best times on my life have been when i have been brassic broke not a pot to piss in.
RufDiamond - 29-May-19 @ 12:59 PM
My brother in law has recently died. He was single and still lived at home with his parents. Does my husband need to apply for probate? He had a minimum wage job so not a lot of money, no house or flat but he did own a motorbike.
Lion - 22-May-19 @ 6:51 PM
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andy - 12-May-19 @ 6:27 PM
Hi, I recently took a DNA test and found out who my biological father is. Unfortunately he died in 2009. He was divorced at the time if his death. He did not leave a will. I have a half brother ( who was born in his marriage; I was illegitimate). My brother was " gifted"a house from my father and he inherited all of his possessions after his death as my father did not leave a will. Where do I stand legally? Thank you Rixi
Rixi - 6-May-19 @ 8:00 AM
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Daddy's Girl - 30-Apr-19 @ 1:25 AM
My mother in law has just passed away. It seems that she has not made a will. She has been divorced from my father in law for 16 years. However we know that the divorce settlement she was left the house which she has lived in and paid the mortgage for the last 15 years. However we also know that my father in laws name is still on the mortgage. Does he have the right to take the house back?The value of the house is circa 650K and the outstanding mortgage is 309K. There is also a trust which has 110K and then some cash accounts value 100k along with land in Italy left to her by her mother when she passed away.There is also lots of expensive Jewellery and furniture in the house. Does he (my father in law) have any legal write over any of this , or will it be shared equally between my wife and brother in law?
Joeyveedub - 29-Apr-19 @ 1:58 PM
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Jan - 3-Apr-19 @ 3:02 PM
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Dusty - 16-Mar-19 @ 4:19 PM
Hi When my mother and father became to unwell to look after themselves they went 50 50 with my brother and his wife on a bungalow with annex. My mother died, my brother died and my dad soon after leaving my sister in law still living there only. They put £150000 in each, my dad has £80000 in a bank account, I have been told there is no will from my dad. After checking the documents for the bungalow online it shows the owner as my brother only. As I now have to go into probate do I have to declare the £150000 my dad put into the property ?
John P - 8-Mar-19 @ 2:46 PM
Hi Any chance you could give me advice. My grandfather passed away in December. He owned his house and had some money in his savings account. My Father is now the next in kin, but he had not spoken to my Grandfather for the last 10 years, My grandfather did not write a Will, so my father will get everything, even though my grandfather did not want this, Me and the for other grandchildren don't think this is right, is there anything we can do?
ziggy - 7-Feb-19 @ 8:11 PM
My partner has been living with me in my home for just under 5 years but recently passed away without making a will I am 63. My partner leaves a valuably portfolia including two cars, a house, shares and an occupational pension. We are not married he has no children and been widowedfor 10 years. Three siblings with a total of 4 children are currently in line as heirs. I am living on benefits, disabled and find difficulty meeting my bills since his death. The family have ignored me basically and don't want to know any more about my mere existance. Do I have any hope trying to fight for an inheritance as I am broken mentally, physically and fiancially straped?
Djien - 1-Feb-19 @ 1:52 AM
My brother died recently in Ireland without making a will, it was our mothers home, there are five remaining sisters & two of our sisters are deceased, are my sisters siblings intitled to a share of the estate? The house is just worth over £200,000
Annie - 24-Jan-19 @ 9:04 PM
My mother died suddenly and her new husband of 1 year says her house and any assets are his, he says she didn’t have a will or life insurance but my mother always stated to me that if anything ever happened to her then myself and my brother would share half her house & assets, her new husband does not speak to me and I was a cohabitant in my mums house but he threw me out after she passed away, where do I stand in finding out if she did have a will or life insurance like she told me she had, seems very unfair that they were only married for 1 year but he walks away with everything, can someone tell me where I stand, she died nearly 2 years ago but I came across this page and wanted advice please
Gdong 30 - 23-Nov-18 @ 7:20 AM
My grandma died with no will.She had nothing to leave but her share in the buisness which 2 out of her 3 children were part of.The 3rd son had no part in it and never contributed for over 50yr.Her son who had no share in the buisness died shortly after and also left no will. the solicitors had not had a chance to distribute her assets. Now his widow is claiming a third of her assets.Can she do this
Stevy - 22-Nov-18 @ 9:53 PM
Hi My mum died unexpectedly 5 months ago in hospital she had been living between my home and my sisters home with our family’sdue to domestic abuse we risked our life’s to get her out of her home ?? she was 24 hours a day care it was so hard but it was the right thing to do we were devoted children. Her and our safety were high priority. She died in hospital care which now has come to light it was negligence. We were by her side every step of the way from her last months and her last hours in hospital. But she never had a will in place as she didn’t have anything. But she is still legally married ! Is there anything we can do because we want to get justice for our mum and what we have been put threw I’m not sure if he is the only one to be able to pursue this ? Please help with advice
Sun - 2-Oct-18 @ 11:50 AM
my father is in ill health and wants to give me a large sum of money.£45,000.once i receive this money does my sister who has no contact with him or me have any claim if he passes away?
poudonk - 27-Sep-18 @ 3:38 AM
My son recently died of cancer he is just over 18 and has aporx 6K split in two accounts. His mum and I are not together. The money is frozen in both accounts now. What happens next can mum apply for probate and take the funds or legally are they split between me and her. The money is irrelevant to me i just wish to donate it to charities is per my sons wish's he told me before he died. thank you in advance for your answer
nightowl - 19-Sep-18 @ 12:44 PM
My son passed away unexpectedly he has a long term girlfriend and 2 young children there's no will and no marriage she is sorting his funeral and not telling myself his mother or his brother and sister when funeral is who is my son's next of kin
Andy - 17-Sep-18 @ 10:55 AM
My father who I have not seen in 17 years recently died unexpected, he lived with his parents. Me and my brother are his next of kin due to him not having a partner or being married, his belongings are in his parents house etc, we have no contact with his family as we do not get on. How do I go about getting his belongings, any money left.. as we don’t even no who he banked with. I have tried going through his sister but not having any response so now we are left not knowing how we can collect what he has left. Also he did not leave a will as far as we know.
Bez2014 - 12-Sep-18 @ 2:04 PM
Hello, I'm hoping to get some advice. My mom passed away and my dad is still alive but is moving to a small place so we need to distribute mom's belongings amongst the family. The problem is that my mom and dad raised my sister's children, the oldest niece was only 16 when mom was diagnosed with alziemers and at that time mom decided to give us 4 biological siblings something that she loved in the house and wanted us to have (We were all married and on our own at the time). The items we got were as follows : I received the antique sewing machine as she knew I admired It, my oldest sister was given the sewing box as she is the sewer in the family, my brother got my parents China set. Because my nieces and nefews were so young then it was agreed that we would pass the items on to them once the were older and once my mom passed away ( 11yrs later) we would sort through and anything dad didn't want to keep we would include the older nieces and nephews and decide her things amongst everyone. Problem is my oldest niece that my parents raised is now mad that we were given those items 11years ago and wants a couple of them for herself, we offered her first pick of the few items left that mom loved such as collectibles and such but she has refused and now shut down and angry at us. I considered giving her the sewing machine so that it stops any conflict even though it means a lot to me . Any advice on what I should DO? Fyi I have no children and all my stuff including what I have from my mom is going to be passed on to the nieces and nephew that mom and dad raised. .
Jackie - 7-Sep-18 @ 5:00 AM
Hello. A few days ago a very close friend passed away. He was a single man with no relatives alive. None. He trusted me with his home when he was on vacation. We are not related by blood but friends for many years. I am the only person with a key to his house. I have no idea if a will has been made. How can I find documents in his house if I cannot enter his house without breaking an entering. I need to look for mortuary documents or will and testament. Please advise.
Luis - 5-Sep-18 @ 6:17 AM
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    I'm writing to inform the world that KING ZEUS has the skills to repair bad credit score. Within a week, 14 collection…
    27 August 2019
  • Kim
    Re: Coping with Multiple Deaths
    First, my heart goes out to everyone on this site. Although the circumstances are different, we all share in a unique and intense…
    22 August 2019
  • Tam
    Re: Coping with Multiple Deaths
    Brother, 2012 Mom, 2015 Best friend, 2015 God mum, 2016 Dad, 2017 Brother, 2018 (last family member) Today, 2019…
    21 August 2019