INTESTACY RULES

Reference to Session 2 of Intestate Succession Act – 9 Rules stating the situations and its corresponding Asset Distribution.

Rule/Situation

1. Surviving spouse, no issue, no parent

2. Surviving spouse and issues

3. Surviving spouse and issues

4. Surviving spouse and parents

5. No spouse, no issue

6. No surviving parent

7. No surviving parent, sibling

8. No surviving parent, sibling, grandparent

9. No next-of-kin

Asset Distribution

Spouse: 100%

Spouse: 50%

Issues: 50%

Spouse: 50%, Parents: 50%

Parents: 100%

Siblings: 100%

Grandparents: 100%

Uncles and aunts: 100%

Government: 100%