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I would be grateful if anyone could advise the best way to
Hello I would be grateful if anyone could advise the best way to proceed on issuing a warning against a caveat placed on the will of my late mother. The back ground of this is that my late mother left… read more
Stuart J
Stuart J
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My Mother recently passed away. She has made Wills subsequent
My Mother recently passed away. She has made Wills subsequent to the 1997 copy that I have just received. The contents of the last Wills are significantly different from the original and the last-name… read more
Joshua
Joshua
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Under the Freedom of Information Act (or other means) can I
Under the Freedom of Information Act (or other means) can I request my mother's file from Social Services? I am her next of kin and following the social workers intervention at the beginning of this y… read more
Clare
Clare
Family Solicitor
Bachelor's Degree
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My ex husband died recently. I took virtually nothing from
My ex husband died recently. I took virtually nothing from the divorce despite the fact that his property was worth several hundred thousand as we had a daughter together and i thought that he would l… read more
Stuart J
Stuart J
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my dad died leaft a will but re married and his new wife refuses
my dad died leaft a will but re married and his new wife refuses to let us see the will till she dies can she do this kath… read more
Stuart J
Stuart J
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I would like to challenge my fathers will. Can you tell me
I would like to challenge my father's will. Can you tell me what time scale I have to do so. Many thanks… read more
Stuart J
Stuart J
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My husband died on 3rd September 2012 and left a will which
My husband died on 3rd September 2012 and left a will which we drew up leaving all of his estate to me. Upon my death I agreed toi leave some of the residue to his daughter and son as well as my own c… read more
Stuart J
Stuart J
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My mother died and left everything in her will to my younger
My mother died and left everything in her will to my younger sister , can my older sister and I contest the will. Am I entitled to see the will and bank accounts. Regards XXXXX XXXXX… read more
Clare
Clare
Family Solicitor
Bachelor's Degree
13,515 satisfied customers
I have been named as sole beneficiary in a will,but no executor/administrator
I have been named as sole beneficiary in a will,but no executor/administrator has been designated,what does one do ?.… read more
Stuart J
Stuart J
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My mother in law has just died and by brother in law has acknowledged
My mother in law has just died and by brother in law has acknowledged to my husband that there is a Will but he is refusing to tell him which solicitor the Will is held with and just says that my husb… read more
Stuart J
Stuart J
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My Dad Mum and brother were buying a house my Dad has since
My Dad Mum and brother were buying a house my Dad has since died and Mum now in a home all 3 names are XXXXX XXXXX proprietorship register now my brother wants to sell the house for him self he his ta… read more
John Knox
John Knox
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Post-graduate diploma in law
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My aunty died recently at 99 years old. My uncle, her
My aunty died recently at 99 years old. My uncle, her husband died in 1996, he was my fathers brother. They made joint wills benefitting 4 nephews equally. Since my aunty's death this May my brother a… read more
Clare
Clare
Family Solicitor
Bachelor's Degree
13,515 satisfied customers
Can my wifes sister exclude her when it comes to making a will
Can my wifes sister exclude her when it comes to making a will for their mum my wifes sister has asked one of the grandchildren to act as an executor? my wife & her sister do not talk to each other & … read more
Stuart J
Stuart J
13,479 satisfied customers
My mother died in November 2011 and not sure if she had left a will or not.My sister has a
My mother died in November 2011 and not sure if she had left a will or not.My sister has apointed a solisitor but will not tell me.Is there any way I can find out which solicitors are dealing with it… read more
Joshua
Joshua
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Folliowng death of aunt with no other relatives other than
Folliowng death of aunt with no other relatives other than 5 neices & nephews, the executors(allegedly) have said at first " all money to go to charity," & then later, neices & nephews will receive so… read more
Stuart J
Stuart J
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My father died 5 weeks ago, one family member the executor,
My father died 5 weeks ago, one family member 'the executor', hasnt told us anything about a will reading or about the estate, if i am not in the will how do i go about contesting it?… read more
Clare
Clare
Family Solicitor
Bachelor's Degree
13,515 satisfied customers
My mother died recently, and my brother and I are the executors
My mother died recently, and my brother and I are the executors of the will. Until just a few months before her death, the will provided for a 50/50 split between my brother and me. However, late last… read more
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Claire D
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Bachelor's Degree
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Is it possible for me to gain legal control over my mothers
Is it possible for me to gain legal control over my mother's affairs? She has been a lifelong sufferer of paranoid schizophrenia and is now (according to notes made by my GP in my records “dementing”)… read more
Clare
Clare
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Bachelor's Degree
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