If 2 persons die under circumstances where it is impossible to know who died first the commorientes rule applies and the elder is deemed to have died 1st. This may lead to an inequitable outcome.
If someone in a same sex relationship and living in Singapore passes away without a Will the legal situation is quite clear. The law treats him/her as single when he/she passed away. If a person were to pass away in Singapore without a Will his/her estate falls under the Intestate Succession Act (Cap. 146). Married […]