The Rules of Intestacy: Order of priority

Today sees an increase in the Statutory Legacy fixed sum amount from £270,000 to £322,000 which has an impact on intestacy cases.

The Statutory Legacy is relevant when an individual dies intestate leaving behind a surviving spouse or civil partner and any children.

To reflect these changes, we’ve created this slider document on the order of priority in intestacy cases, incorporating the enhanced fixed sum amount.

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