(1) Both landlord and tenant have legal estates which may pass to others on sale, by way of gift or under the rules of testate or intestate succession.(2) All children whether born within or outside a legal marriage, are entitled to share in the intestate estate.(3) One thing that started to bother me was the realisation that I had made no will: I had the idea that for me to die intestate would cause all sorts of horrible complications for my wife.(4) The winding up of the estate is usually delayed when a person dies intestate , as no Executor is nominated and the Master of the High Court needs to follow certain procedures in the appointment of an Executor.(5) If you die intestate - without making a will - the intestacy laws decide how your money is shared out in England and Wales.(6) If this were to happen in the U.S., intestate succession laws would come into play, and your relatives would have to go through probate to claim ownership of assets, perhaps even fight over assets.(7) Formal legal codes and courts often handle these disputes and govern the disposal of property in cases of intestate succession.(8) It will pass according to the laws of intestate succession.(9) If your daughter were to die intestate , or without a valid will being in place, this would create difficulties in settling her estate.(10) The problems that dying intestate can cause are vast and it can take a long time to sort out.(11) He had died intestate and alone leaving Ôö¼├║9m, and a tangled relationship with his family.(12) If you die intestate , the Succession Act provides that your spouse is entitled to your entire estate if there are no children.(13) In Spain, for example, dying intestate would oblige you to leave at least two-thirds of your property to your children - and if you have remarried or have a partner to whom you are not married, this could create difficulties.(14) Check out the laws on intestate succession in your state; they're the statutes that govern if someone dies without a will.(15) In most cases, it is the intestate heirs - those that stand to inherit if the will were to be overturned and the decedent were to be treated as if he died intestate - that have standing.(16) If there are no descendants, but only a surviving spouse, the surviving spouse will inherit the entire intestate estate.