Intestacy Rules

Rule Situation Asset Distribution
1 Surviving spouse, no issue, no parent Spouse: 100%
2 Surviving spouse and issues Spouse: 50%
3 Surviving spouse and issues Issues: 50%
4 Surviving spouse and parents Spouse: 50%, Parents: 50%
5 No spouse, no issue Parents: 100%
6 No surviving parent Siblings: 100%
7 No surviving parent, sibling Grandparents: 100%
8 No surviving parent, sibling, grandparent Uncles and aunts: 100%
9 No next-of-kin Government: 100%