What happens if you die without leaving a will?

Will Flow Chart

NOTES:

  1. This is a simplified table based on current law and does not take into account of individual circumstances
  2. This table applies to persons who are domiciled in England or Wales at the time of death.
  3. The term “children” includes illegitimate and adopted children but not step-children (unless legally adopted).
  4. Any surviving children (or grandchildren) of a child who has died would be entitled to their parents’ share.