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APPENDIX A

Provincial Intestate Succession Laws - What Happens If You Die Without A Will

SURVIVED BY
Province Spouse Only Children Only Spouse & One Child Spouse & Children
Newfoundland All to spouse All to children Split equally 1/3 to spouse,
2/3 to children
Nova Scotia All to spouse All to children 1st $50,000 to spouse; rest split equally 1st $50,000 to spouse; 1/3 rest to spouse; 2/3 rest to children
P.E.I. All to spouse All to children Split equally 1/3 to spouse;
2/3 to children
New Brunswick All to spouse All to children Belongings to spouse; rest split equally Belongings to spouse; 1/3 rest to spouse; 2/3 rest to children
Quebec All to spouse* All to children 1/3 to spouse;
2/3 to children
1/3 to spouse;
2/3 to children
Ontario All to spouse All to children 1st $200,000 to spouse, rest split equally 1st $200,000 to spouse; 1/3 rest to spouse; 2/3 rest to children
Manitoba All to spouse All to children First $50,000 to spouse; rest split equally First $50,000 to spouse; 1/2 of rest to spouse; 1/2 of rest to children
Saskatchewan All to spouse All to children 1st $100,000 to spouse, rest split equally 1st $100,000 to spouse; 1/3 rest to spouse; 2/3 rest to children
Alberta All to spouse All to children 1st $40,000 to spouse; rest split equally 1st $40,000 to spouse; 1/3 rest to spouse; 2/3 rest to children
British Columbia All to spouse All to children 1st $65,000 to spouse; rest split equally 1st $65,000 to spouse; 1/3 rest to spouse; 2/3 rest to children

*only if deceased has no other immediate family