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    • Apollo Mission
    • By Apollo Mission 4th Aug 18, 11:29 AM
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    Intestacy - inventory and account
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    • 4th Aug 18, 11:29 AM
    Intestacy - inventory and account 4th Aug 18 at 11:29 AM
    Hi, I am new to this forum, but I am so in need of some advice.

    My estranged mother died intestate. Her partner died several years back, so any monies, etc should be divided between the 2 children (me being her eldest and from first marriage) The second child (from last marriage) has taken on the role as the administrator.
    I have written to the administrator twice and my solicitor has written to the administrator as well. All letters have been ignored. I obtained the grant of administration from the probate office, but now I am looking to go through the courts myself to obtain / request the inventory and account.
    I have looked online for the form and costs and have found nothing.
    Has anyone done this themselves? and what forms do you fill in?

    Many thanks in advance.

    Apollo.
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    • SevenOfNine
    • By SevenOfNine 6th Aug 18, 6:00 PM
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    SevenOfNine
    Death end of January this year.
    Grant - end of March this year.

    I just need to find the correct paperwork to file with the probate court, the costs etc.
    Spoke to one probate court and they said I should speak to a solicitor.
    Originally posted by Apollo Mission
    So instead of that extremely sound advice, you've chosen to keep repeating "what is the form called & how much" on a forum. How many times & people have to tell you there isn't a specifically named 'form' for the process you need. As for the cost, who knows.

    From the direction this thread has taken, I'm afraid it's a forgone conclusion that you lack the competency/knowledge to deal with this correctly. So take the advice the probate office & knowledgeable people on here have already given.....
    SEE A SOLICITOR.

    The view of those who have undertaken the probate or letters of administration process is that you are being somewhat impatient. Yes, there is no property to sell, & yes, some of us have completed the whole process WITH property to sell within the timescale you've given. BUT my first time with LoA & no property did take several months longer because DWP held up the distribution of funds by querying benefit entitlement - it took time to obtain the paperwork they required sight of.

    Why on earth do you think you are entitled to demand sight of the inventory & accounts?
    Seen it all, done it all, can't remember most of it.
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