1. Dear Amarjit jandu, under English law, a child has no automatic entitlement to any share in their parent's assets, nor does a child have any entitlement to any share in their estate upon death. In practical terms, this means that your 2 brother who left home over 25 years ago, have no claim to your mother's assets, either now, when she is alive, nor upon her death. So, the bot***** *****ne is that your 2 brothers who left 25 years ago have no claim upon the property which your mother has signed over to you. Nor do they have any claim to any assets belonging to your mother, neither now, nor upon your mother's death.
2. Additionally, these 2 brothers who left over 25 years ago have no claim upon the property your Mum signed over to your other brother. In essence, they are not entitled to any of your mother's assets. It is purely a matter of discretion what she decides to give to them, if anything at all.
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4. If your two brothers who left paid money towards the mortgage, they will have a rateable share in the property in proportion to the percentage of the mortgage debt they discharged through their contributions. However, they will have to be able to prove they actually made the contributions directly to the mortgage. It is not enough to simply show that they were paying money to your mother for their keep and lodgings. Your 2 brothers will have to show they paid monies directly in respect of the mortgage and that these contributions went directly to pay off the mortgage. After over 25 years, it will be very difficult to prove these facts as there will no longer be written records of the payments being made.