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Order of entitlement - Intestacy?

 

The order below represents the basic order of entitlement to intestacies in England & Wales.

This order is different for Scotland and Northern Ireland.

NOTE:


If a beneficiary dies after the deceased, the entitlement is passed to the estate of the beneficiary. If a beneficiary died before the deceased, the entitlement is passed to the issue of the beneficiary.

 

 

 

 

 


  • 1. Spouse
  • 2. Issue (i.e. children or their descendants)
  • 3. Parent
  • 4. Brothers and sisters of the whole blood equally (or their issue)
  • 5. Brothers and sisters of the half blood equally (or their issue)
  • 6. Surviving grandparents equally
  • 7. Aunts and uncles of the whole blood equally (or their issue)
  • 8. Aunts and uncles of the half blood equally (or their issue)
  • 9. Crown, Duchy of Lancaster, Duchy of Cornwall or in Scotland only, descendants of Great Grandparents, or Great-Great Grandparents are entitled to benefit in priority to the Crown.


 

 

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