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Hi [USERNAME], I'm Thomas and will be happy to assist you. My goal is to make you a very satisfied customer! Thanks in advance for your patience.
What state are you in? Thanks.
Hi I live in Botswana I'm Christine
I will be unable to assist you. Please wait while I see if there is a South Africa attorney available. You posted this in the United States category. Thanks.
sorry., the estate is UK based
1) Yes, this is a UK estate. The bank account is in UK. The deceased was a British citizen, ex soldier who lived and died abroad.
2) All children are still alive
3) The son, who wishes to administer the estate, lives in Botswana and the daughter lives in Australia.
yes the bank account is the only aset The approximate value is GBP 76 000
Thank you for this.
The closest relative to the deceased are the surviving children. Will it be acceptable to propose one of the children as executors?
Can you recommend a solicitor to assist us?
No further questions. Thank you so much for all your help.
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