WHAT IS INTESTATE SUCCESSION?

Intestate succession is where there is no will left by the deceased. It applies where the deceased has left ONEsurviving spouse and a child or children. In this regard, the surviving spouse shall be entitled to:-
• The personal and household effects of the deceased and,
• The intestate property but cannot sell this property. This is because the spouse is only holding it on behalf of the children. If the spouse remarries, he/she loses her entitlement to the intestate property.