Administration of estate

Appointment of administrators

Appropriation of marital home

Children and issue

After-born children

Generally

Interest held on statutory trust

No interest attained, devolution of property

Civil partner's rights

Decree of judicial separation

Definition

Disclaimer on

Disqualification

Distribution of residuary estate

Generally

Generally

Law Commission review

Minors

No surviving spouse nor issue, order of beneficiaries

Order of priority for grant of representation

Overseas rights not brought into account

Partial

Partial intestacy

Generally

Rights of surviving spouse

Personal chattels, meaning

Redemption of life interest

Redemption of life interest in residue

Residuary estate

Ascertainment

Definition

Retention of land

Rights of surviving spouse

Generally

Partial intestacy

Rules

Rules of distribution

Spouse's redemption of life interest

Spouses dying together or within 28 days of one another

Successions

Uncertainty about order of deaths

Variation of devolution

Vulnerable beneficiaries