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The situation is that I have two brothers and we are all
The situation is that I have two brothers and we are all three equal executors and equal beneficiaries to my late mothers 'Will'. My brothers have not agreed to go to probate (estate approximately £50… read more
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Hiya, I want to know a few things about how a will works. 1)
Hiya, I want to know a few things about how a will works. 1) can the executor of the will stop a beneficiary receiving anything because they dislike them and don't want them to receive anything? 2) if… read more
Clare
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My mum has been in hospital for a few weeks and sent home
Hi... my mum has been in hospital for a few weeks and sent home for palliative care. Sadly she has not long to live but already the infighting has started. My eldest sister who is joint executor with … read more
Stuart J
Stuart J
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hi my sister is executor to my mum s estate she has left it
hi my sister is executor to my mum s estate she has left it all equally to the three of us her children my sister is currently staying in mum s house with her husband as they live abroad whilst she so… read more
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Stuart J
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Hi My sister was power of Attorney for my mum who died in 2009..she
Hi My sister was power of Attorney for my mum who died in 2009..she will never disclose information to me and as a beneficiary of my mums will was I entitled to see accounts..Im asking this as it conc… read more
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Stuart J
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My younger brother and I are both executors to our late mothers probated estate. He
My younger brother and I are both executors to our late mother's probated estate. He has emailed a letter to me and all the siblings to give me the full power to handle our late mother's estate. Can I… read more
Joshua
Joshua
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DEAR XXXXX HOLLY Dec 17th 2012 I find myself having to
DEAR XXXXX HOLLY Dec 17th 2012 I find myself having to contact you again for some advise on family law. regarding the case I have been talking to you about in the past the estate and will of Mrs M L V… read more
Michael Holly
Michael Holly
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My Mother died on 16th sept 2012.She left a Will which I was
My Mother died on 16th sept 2012.She left a Will which I was shown 2 years ago.It stated that my brother was to be execator on her death and that one of her partners children was to his executor.Their… read more
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My brother will not allow anyone todeal with mothers estate.
My brother will not allow anyone todeal with mothers estate. He will not provide the original will. He is named excecator. but we know he has sold mum things and hidedn her money. the estate is to be … read more
Stuart J
Stuart J
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can a carer (son,who is a benifishary equal with 10 other children)remain
can a carer (son,who is a benifishary equal with 10 other children)remain in the house or have any specific entitilments after his mother passed away… read more
Stuart J
Stuart J
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I apologies for the long introduction that follows but I trust
I apologies for the long introduction that follows but I trust you will understand why I have felt it important to include. The names I have used are fictitious. Introduction My wife is one of five ch… read more
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Joshua
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my brother recently executed a will produced by my mother (who
my brother recently executed a will produced by my mother (who died last November) and stated that her estate was less than 5000 pounds and no probate was necessary. I along with my sister and brother… read more
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Joshua
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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
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Joshua
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My father, who died in 2006, put £35000 into a property and
My father, who died in 2006, put £35000 into a property and my brother put in £70000. There seems to be no agreement to cover this. My mother died recently and I am the executor of the will and I argu… read more
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Joshua
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My mother died 26/11/11. My stepbrother as asumed executors
My mother died 26/11/11. My stepbrother as asumed executors role to look after the estate. At this present time my stepbrother is not passing on any imformation on what he is doing regards XXXXX XXXXX… read more
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Stuart J
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Dear Sirs, My Mum died over a month ago. I am the eldest
Dear Sirs, My Mum died over a month ago. I am the eldest daughter and I have been refused a copy of the will by one of my mothers executors and the other refuses to talk to me or reply to any of my pl… read more
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Thomas Judge
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my estranged husband died last year leaving money for our children
my estranged husband died last year leaving money for our children to be left in trust. i agree with that but there was a bequeath of £10 thousand to and i quote £10,000 to my family for the purpose o… read more
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my mum died last month one executor has her will but hasnt
my mum died last month one executor has her will but hasnt given the secong executor a copy and hasnt given copies to me or my two sisters is this proper procedure… read more
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Claire D
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