In the second scenario, the distribution you are entitled to receive from the deceased’s will may be inadequate.
Specifically, if you are a relative of a deceased person and believe that inadequate provision has been made from the deceased’s estate for your proper maintenance, support, education or advancement in life, you may be entitled to apply to a court to change the amount distributed to you.
What you will receive following the deceased’s death will be initially determined by the deceased’s will but if there is no will, the estate will be distributed in a manner determined by legislation. The rules are complex. For more information on what you might be entitled to if there is no will, go here