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Questions: Question 1 "Can an extramarital child who is deceased and did not leave any descendants be able to inherit from their father; and if yes will the mom inherit on their behalf" (Provided that we are dealing with Intestate Succession AND that the child predeceased his father!) Let's look at the following scenario: Kyle was married to Samantha. He and Samantha had 2 children, Ryan and Lizette. Kyle also had an extramarital child, Steve. Two weeks after Kyle died of a heart attack Steve was killed in a motor accident. Steve was 16 years when he passed away and stayed with his mother Chantel. Neither Kyle nor Steve had a will. Answer: Question 1 The beneficiary should be alive at the time of dies cedit in order to be able to inherit. This means that in the scenario above Steve had a vested right to claim inheritance which means his share will fall into his deceased estate and if he did not have a will and only his mother is alive (Kyle predeceased Steve!) his mother will inherit his share.
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