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i want to know how i can find out if my recently deceased
i want to know how i can find out if my recently deceased father had a will and if so, what it might contain. i am estranged from his second wife and she will not let me attend the funeral… read more
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Thomas
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As sole executor to my mothers will, what rights do I have.
As sole executor to my mother's will, what rights do I have. Everything is left to my step father who is obviously still alive and then to me when anything happens to him but what if he changes his wi… read more
James Mather
James Mather
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Hello, my deceased husband has been named as a beneficiary
Hello, my deceased husband has been named as a beneficiary in two wills recently. I have been told that because he has predeceased the people giving him the beneficiaries in their wills, his share of … read more
Senior Partner
Senior Partner
Bachelor's Degree
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My mother died recently. My brother and I are the only 2 named
My mother died recently. My brother and I are the only 2 named executors in her will and the only 2 named beneficiaries. Our father died last year. My brother tried to "bargain" with me regarding my f… read more
Clare
Clare
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Bachelor's Degree
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We have a property which has been left to the four children
We have a property which has been left to the four children by our parents. One of the children died some 6 years ago. I am told that his share of the property should go to his wife (he did not leave … read more
James Mather
James Mather
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My aunt died intestate. The heirs are her neices and nephews.
My aunt died intestate. The heirs are her neices and nephews. My mother (her sister) died 2 months after my aunt and acheived a vested interest in her estate, my mother left a will dividing her estate… read more
Senior Partner
Senior Partner
Bachelor's Degree
4,582 satisfied customers
My sister in law (Elizabeth) has prepared a Will most of which
My sister in law (Elizabeth) has prepared a Will most of which is straight forward. She now lives in a care home and I have LPA for Property and Financial affairs for her. This has been in place since… read more
James Mather
James Mather
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I am 64 years old and have a question about inheritance law.
I am 64 years old and have a question about inheritance law. My father died in 1954 and my mother bought a house in 1955 that was my childhood family home. In 1956 my mother re-married but kept sole o… read more
James Mather
James Mather
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Hi my mother died 15 years ago. I have just recently learnt
Hi my mother died 15 years ago. I have just recently learnt that my step father has died. No one contacted myself or brother and sister. I would have liked some of my mothers personal possessions so I… read more
Clare
Clare
Family Solicitor
Bachelor's Degree
13,515 satisfied customers
My brother pressured my mother (who was ill with alzheimers
My brother pressured my mother (who was ill with alzheimers at the time and in a rest home) sign power of Attorney to him but he wouldn't tell mum what she was signing and she couldn't see it as she h… read more
Joshua
Joshua
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LL.B (Hons), Prof. Dip. Law & Pract
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My Father died and house passed to my Half brother and sisters
My Father died and house passed to my Half brother and sisters mother,My Fathers legal wife and my stepmother.They then got their Mother to sign the house to them both.Once this was done, they sold th… read more
Clare
Clare
Family Solicitor
Bachelor's Degree
13,515 satisfied customers
Shortly before his unexpected death my farther was contacted
Shortly before his unexpected death my farther was contacted by an heir hunter as one of his relatives had died intestate. Unfortunately before my father could receive any money he died suddenly. Havi… read more
James Mather
James Mather
13,422 satisfied customers
My sister & brother-in-law had no children (my sister has just
My sister & brother-in-law had no children (my sister has just died). Their estate on the death of my brother -in-law was to be divided equally between nephews & nieces (2 on each side) however my son… read more
Clare
Clare
Family Solicitor
Bachelor's Degree
13,515 satisfied customers
My father died in March having remarried about the year 2000,
My father died in March having remarried about the year 2000, allegedly leaving no will so everything passes to his new wife. At the time he remarried he had taken early retirement from the Post Offic… read more
Clare
Clare
Family Solicitor
Bachelor's Degree
13,515 satisfied customers
My Father Passed Away Not Having Left A Will, Will His Entire
My Father Passed Away Not Having Left A Will, Will His Entire Estate Be left To My Step Mother (Being His next Of Kin?) Or As His Children Are We Legally Entitled To Anything?… read more
PortsmouthLaw
PortsmouthLaw
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Bachelor's Degree
255 satisfied customers
my father died intestate in 1986, my mother recieved a statutory
my father died intestate in 1986, my mother recieved a statutory legacy of £40,000 pounds and i recieved a third share of half the balance of his estate. my mother passed away last year leaving the wh… read more
Clare
Clare
Family Solicitor
Bachelor's Degree
13,515 satisfied customers
Background My mother died 8 months ago. Father survives but
Background: My mother died 8 months ago. Father survives but has early alzheimers and due to go into sheltered accommodation - under conditions from Council. There are 4 adult children (3 are jointly … read more
Clare
Clare
Family Solicitor
Bachelor's Degree
13,515 satisfied customers
my father has died leaving only two surviving children, there
my father has died leaving only two surviving children, there is no will. My brother has helped himself to his belongings and bank accounts, can he do this?… read more
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A.Stewart
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