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If I understand you correctly, the Will was declared a fake, and your step-dad's estate is being wound up without a Will. i.e. by way of intestate succession. I also assume that there is an executor who has been appointed, and that the executor is selling the property. Do you know if the property has been sold, or do you know if it has been sold and you are waiting on transfer to happen?
How do you mean that he is delaying the sale? Can you please explain?
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Okay. So then the Master has refused to allow the executor to finalise the estate until the High Court decides how it should be finalised. You will then need to wait for a court date. Ask the attorney for proof that he has applied for a court date. Normally this is done by way of notice of set down, so there should be a document available. If you have the case number ***** could also visit the court and ask to inspect the court file. The Registrar should be able to tell you if a court date has been assigned!
You could always change lawyers! That's your right! You could also speak to another lawyer to give you a second opinion. Maybe that other lawyer can explain it in a different way that you will understand what's happening?
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