Part 3 (Distribution of Intestate Estates) in the Wills and Succession Act outlines the distribution scheme when someone dies without a will or leaves part of an estate that is not disposed of by will. If there is no immediate family and no will, the rules have changed with respect to the ultimate distribution of an estate. Section 67 of the Act describes the parentelic distribution scheme.
If intestate has no spouse, partner or descendants, then
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