UK Law

Get UK Law Questions Answered by Verified Experts

Connect one-on-one with {0} who will answer your question

Related UK Law Questions
My Father purchased a property some 50 years ago and He gave
My Father purchased a property some 50 years ago and He gave 50% of it to My Mother. Apparently the propery isn't registered with the land Registry. This apparently means they were JOINT TENANTS and i… read more
Stuart J
Stuart J
Advocate
7,420 satisfied customers
My father died recently has left s widow, (my mother) as
My father died recently has left his widow, (my mother) as executor. My mother and father had joint bank accounts, I have wrote or spoke to the banks and the joint accounts will be changed to my mothe… read more
Clare
Clare
Solicitor
Bachelor's Degree
35,999 satisfied customers
Hello My mother & father jointly own their house. My father
Hello My mother & father jointly own their house. My father has been recently diagnosed with dementia. Can my mother transfer the deeds of the house into her name solely? Thank you Ellie… read more
Stuart J
Stuart J
Advocate
7,420 satisfied customers
Hi there, my query relates to the rights of a person who has
Hi there, my query relates to the rights of a person who has been approved as a Deputy by the Court of Protection. My younger sister was appointed Deputy to my mother after the death of my father. My … read more
UK-Justice
UK-Justice
Master's Degree
11,008 satisfied customers
My sister is refusing to surrender bank accounts and other
My sister is refusing to surrender bank accounts and other receipts and property items to the Executor. Am I correct in believing this is illegal if so what can I do as the Executor to retrieve these … read more
Buachaill
Buachaill
Barrister
Master's Degree
5,999 satisfied customers
My mum left no will. She owned half the house with my sister. She
My mum left no will. She owned half the house with my sister. She instigated that her half would be left to the other two sisters. The sister who is on the morgage wants half the house plus a third of… read more
womble2011
womble2011
Consultant
Post Graduate Diploma in Law
234 satisfied customers
My dad died in October 2005, shortly after my younger sister
My dad died in October 2005, shortly after my younger sister (and her 3 kids) made herself homeless and moved into a caravan on the drive of my parents house, the following month they were living in t… read more
F E Smith
F E Smith
Bachelor's Degree
8,034 satisfied customers
My Grandfather died intestate in 1965. He did not marry but
My Grandfather died intestate in 1965. He did not marry but had two illegitimate children (my mother and my uncle) who lived with him -their mother was elswhere He had a sister who passed away in 1980… read more
Claire D
Claire D
Solicitor
Bachelor's Degree
3,045 satisfied customers
My brother died and no will found so his estate went to probate.
My brother died and no will found so his estate went to probate. All except a bank account that was under my mums address-my mum gave it to my sister-in-law and she started to take money out obviously… read more
Aston Lawyer
Aston Lawyer
Head of Residential Property
LLB (HONS)
3,776 satisfied customers
My father died recently without signing his will even though
My father died recently without signing his will even though it was witnessed by his solicitors. His estranged daughter (my half sister) from an earlier marriage is seeking to challenge his estate to … read more
Senior Partner
Senior Partner
Bachelor's Degree
4,582 satisfied customers
hello can you help please my father died in aug 2004 but left
hello can you help please my father died in aug 2004 but left no will.he was married to my stepmother and they lived together.she carried on living there till her death in apr 2009.i have two sisters … read more
Aston Lawyer
Aston Lawyer
Head of Residential Property
LLB (HONS)
3,776 satisfied customers
ok, this is a little comlpicated.... my parents where BOTH
ok, this is a little comlpicated.... my parents where BOTH still alive start ofseptember last year, mum died 6th sep 08, thier house was left to me and my two sisters in both my mum and dads wills, a … read more
Clare
Clare
Solicitor
Bachelor's Degree
35,999 satisfied customers
my adopted father whom I had not seen for several years died
my adopted father whom I had not seen for several years died 2003, I was told at the time he had left me £10,000. on the condition I had to write a letter confirming this was a final settlement . I ha… read more
Clare
Clare
Solicitor
Bachelor's Degree
35,999 satisfied customers
my name is on the deeds to a 999 year leasehold with 51 years
my name is XXXXX XXXXX deeds to a 999 year leasehold with 51 years gone along with two sisters and one brother. my brother and one sister are now dead. what will happen with inheritance tax or will th… read more
Tulkinghorn
Tulkinghorn
Bachelor's Degree
1,141 satisfied customers
my mother has just died and there is a house left but
my mother has just died and there is a house left but there are 6 children and a step father ,he has taken control of everything and there is no will the house has equity on it with norwich union and … read more
Karen G
Karen G
Solicitor
Bachelor's Degree
493 satisfied customers
my mum as just died. she wrote a will for everything to go
my mum as just died. she wrote a will for everything to go to me and my sister but she didnt sign it. now her gambian husband thinks he can have everything,… read more
Clare
Clare
Solicitor
Bachelor's Degree
35,999 satisfied customers
My father died in 2001. I am the eldest of four children from
My father died in 2001. I am the eldest of four children from his first marriage. It seems that he did not make a will, and his second wife will have applied to administer his affairs, as he died inte… read more
INC Law
INC Law
Solicitor-Advocate
Master's Degree
3,945 satisfied customers
my mother in law has just gone into a home and has ...
my mother in law has just gone into a home and has dementia she has lived in the family home all her married life but the property was bought by her husband and has always been in his name and still i… read more
Stuart J
Stuart J
Advocate
7,420 satisfied customers

DISCLAIMER: Answers from Experts on JustAnswer are not substitutes for the advice of an attorney. JustAnswer is a public forum and questions and responses are not private or confidential or protected by the attorney-client privilege. The Expert above is not your attorney, and the response above is not legal advice. You should not read this response to propose specific action or address specific circumstances, but only to give you a sense of general principles of law that might affect the situation you describe. Application of these general principles to particular circumstances must be done by a lawyer who has spoken with you in confidence, learned all relevant information, and explored various options. Before acting on these general principles, you should hire a lawyer licensed to practice law in the jurisdiction to which your question pertains.

The responses above are from individual Experts, not JustAnswer. The site and services are provided “as is”. To view the verified credential of an Expert, click on the “Verified” symbol in the Expert’s profile. This site is not for emergency questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals. Please carefully read the Terms of Service (last updated February 8, 2012).

JustAnswer in the News:

Ask-a-doc Web sites: If you've got a quick question, you can try to get an answer from sites that say they have various specialists on hand to give quick answers... Justanswer.com.
JustAnswer.com...has seen a spike since October in legal questions from readers about layoffs, unemployment and severance.
Web sites like justanswer.com/legal
...leave nothing to chance.
Traffic on JustAnswer rose 14 percent...and had nearly 400,000 page views in 30 days...inquiries related to stress, high blood pressure, drinking and heart pain jumped 33 percent.
Tory Johnson, GMA Workplace Contributor, discusses work-from-home jobs, such as JustAnswer in which verified Experts answer people’s questions.
I will tell you that...the things you have to go through to be an Expert are quite rigorous.

What Customers are Saying:

A quick response, a succinct and helpful answer in simple English. I believe I can now confront the counter party with confidence -- worth the 30 bucks!

RickLeeds, UK

I did not know a French Law service existed and I was very impressed with the speed of reply --- very professional. Many thanks!

Ms. BakerAlfafar, Spain

Thank you so much for your help. Your answers were really useful and came back so quickly. Great!

MaggieUSA

Wonderful service, prompt, efficient, and accurate. Couldn't have asked for more. I cannot thank you enough for your help.

Mary C.Freshfield, Liverpool, UK

This expert is wonderful. They truly know what they are talking about, and they actually care about you. They really helped put my nerves at ease. Thank you so much!!!!

AlexLos Angeles, CA

Thank you for all your help. It is nice to know that this service is here for people like myself, who need answers fast and are not sure who to consult.

GPHesperia, CA

I couldn't be more satisfied! This is the site I will always come to when I need a second opinion.

JustinKernersville, NC

< Previous | Next >

Meet the Experts:

INC Law

INC Law

Solicitor-Advocate

3,945 satisfied customers

LL.B, LPC, LL.M, Pg.Dip, Solicitor-Advocate. UK Practising Certificate issued by SRA., DIFC Courts Registered (Dubai)

Jenny Mackenzie

Jenny Mackenzie

2,792 satisfied customers

Over 10 years experience in general legal matters

Matthew J

Matthew J

Solicitor

334 satisfied customers

4 y PQE (Partner) - Commercial / Residential Property & Property and Civil litigation experience

Ben Jones

Ben Jones

UK Lawyer

9,537 satisfied customers

Qualified Solicitor

Stuart J

Stuart J

Advocate

7,420 satisfied customers

Senior Partner at Berkson Wallace

Clare

Clare

Solicitor

35,999 satisfied customers

family solictor with 25 years experience

Thomas

Thomas

Lawyer

2,180 satisfied customers

BA (Hons), PgDip, Practising Solicitor

< Previous | Next >

DISCLAIMER: Answers from Experts on JustAnswer are not substitutes for the advice of an attorney. JustAnswer is a public forum and questions and responses are not private or confidential or protected by the attorney-client privilege. The Expert above is not your attorney, and the response above is not legal advice. You should not read this response to propose specific action or address specific circumstances, but only to give you a sense of general principles of law that might affect the situation you describe. Application of these general principles to particular circumstances must be done by a lawyer who has spoken with you in confidence, learned all relevant information, and explored various options. Before acting on these general principles, you should hire a lawyer licensed to practice law in the jurisdiction to which your question pertains.

The responses above are from individual Experts, not JustAnswer. The site and services are provided “as is”. To view the verified credential of an Expert, click on the “Verified” symbol in the Expert’s profile. This site is not for emergency questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals. Please carefully read the Terms of Service (last updated February 8, 2012).

Show MoreShow Less

Ask Your Question

x