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Inheritance laws unfair to unmarried couples

The Law Commission has said that compared with married couples, unmarried couples are discriminated against by inheritance laws. The Commission believes that they should be entitled to equal rights when one partner dies without a will.

Currently if one partner in an unmarried relationship dies without a will the other partner does not automatically inherit the estate of the deceased - as happens with married couples.

The Law Commission recommends a change to the law so that the automatic inheritance right extends to couples that have been together for at least five years. Thomas Eggar’s Paula James notes that one in three people in the UK die without having made a will.

Thursday 12th April 2012 http://www.ukparentslounge.com/index.php?pg=104&utwkstoryid=3299

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