(Administration of Estates Act 1925, s. 46(1) and Sch. 1A)

Note: See ¶1-200 for succession and intestacy rules applicable in Scotland.

Surviving family

Beneficiaries

Spouse or civil partner but no issue

Deaths before 1 October 2014(1)

Deaths on or after 1 October 2014(2)

Spouse or civil partner only (no issue), parents, brothers or sisters of the whole blood (or their issue).

Spouse or civil partner takes everything, absolutely.

Spouse or civil partner takes everything, absolutely.

Spouse or civil partner (no issue) and parent or whole blood brother or sister, or issue of whole blood brother or sister.

Spouse or civil partner takes:

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