The term married, for the purposes of the flow chart, includes ‘civil partnerships’.
• Note that this is merely a simplification of the law and not a definitive guide.
• Inheritance for children under the age of 18 is held in trust until their 18th birthday, or until their marriage
if this is earlier.
• Half siblings will only benefit where there are none of the whole blood (or their children) remaining
Foot note B
(This is a diagram giving a guide to the flow of an estate it is not a point of law)