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Dying intestate (without a Will) causes additional stress at a difficult time for families.

Our team of Solicitors in Colchester, Essex advises for everyone too complete a Will to ensure that their wishes are set out expressly and that a Will is reviewed every four to five years or when there is a change to personal circumstances.

However, when a person dies without having made a Will or with a Will that is invalid, they are said to have died intestate.

Sometimes there is a Will but unfortunately it does not properly dispose of all of that person’s property and that part of the estate is dealt with under the intestacy laws. This can happen sometimes, when people make their own Wills and don’t use appropriate wording to ensure everything is dealt with.

If you find yourself dealing with an estate without a valid Will or without one at all, get in touch and we will help you move forward.

Depending on your circumstances you may need advice for various reasons such as:

Our Private Client team at GoodyBurrett are here to help you.

If you would like to find out more information on Intestacy

Please complete our contact us form at the top of this page, email [email protected]

or feel free to call us on 01206 577676.