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In the first instance you should write to he solicitors outlining your understanding that you are a beneficiary, ask them to respond within 14 days of the date of the letter. If you also know who is named as the executor you could speak to them to see where they are in the process of administering your mother's estate.
I assume from your post that you have attempted to get a copy of the grant of probate (if there is one yet) by following the procedure on the following webpage:
A copy of the Will will attached to the grant of probate.
If probate has not been granted and you are considering making a claim on the estate then you should conduct a "standing search", this will notify and send you a copy of the grant of probate if one is taken out within 6 months of the date of the search:-
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Thank you for the accept. If you are a beneficiary they will let you see a copy of the Will.
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