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If solicitors are the executors and trustees of a will can

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if solicitors are the executors and trustees of a will can they object to a deed of variation if all the beneficiaries of the will agree this is what they want to do
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: UK Law
Expert:  Clare replied 1 year ago.


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Why are they objecting?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
they said they don't think this is the best option but they agree it can be done but they have not said what course of action should be taken
Expert:  Clare replied 1 year ago.

Since they are the Executors I am afraid that they do have to agree to the Deed of Variation - and cannot be forced to do so.

You need to arrange to discuss it with them in details and explain why this will be the best way forward for you all

Please ask if you need further details