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How to determine intestate?

MarkThompson
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How to determine intestate?

Postby MarkThompson » Sun Jun 20, 2021 8:40 pm

If a relative is deceased, how can it be determined if a will has been written or if the person has died intestate? That is, if it is not known who the person's solicitor is.

pawncob
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Location:West Sussex

Re: How to determine intestate?

Postby pawncob » Mon Jun 21, 2021 10:22 am

You search for the will. Solicitor may not have been used.
Wills don't have to be registered, so there's no public body that can help.
With a pinch of salt take what I say, but don't exceed your RDA


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