If there is no Will

 

If someone dies without a Will, it’s known as dying intestate.

In these situations, the process is more complicated. The Administration of Estates Act 1925 sets out who can act as administrator i.e. who has the legal right to deal with the affairs of the person who has died.

The chosen administrator will usually be a close relative of the deceased, if there is one. There could be more than one person who has an equal right to do this.

Anyone who has this right can apply to the probate registry for a grant of letters or administration. This is an official document, issued by the court, which allows administrators to administer the estate.

There are some cases where the law says that more than one person must act as administrator e.g. when the person who benefits is a child.

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