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Thank you Tom.
1. What is letters of administration?
2. No other assets, it was just the flat that I am looking after
3. He had a wife at the time, but she wasn't my mother
4. I have siblings and they are all step.
No, he didn't leave a will, and that's why it becomes a problem.
I don't where his wife is now. My father didn't married my mother. He bought the flat for me, and became very sick and passed away. He was also a lawyer himself, so his friends told me not to say to his wife about this flat at the time, otherwise I would not be left with anything. I was then 22 years old, so I listened to his friend. However, now there is some trouble at the building management and it can only resolved if I buy the freehold. So, I need to make a decision as soon as possible. I also would like to know how much it will cost for everything.
Thank you very much.
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