Dying without a will is known as intestacy. These are the rules with intestacy in Northern Ireland.If you die without a will in Northern Ireland then your spouse will inherit the first £250,000 of your estate. Your spouse will also inherit all of your personal possessions. The remainder of your estate will then be divided as follows, a third will go to your spouse and the remaining two thirds will go to your children.The rules change if you do not have a legal spouse or partner where they may not inherit anything.
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