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My brothers partner died and in his will he left his brother

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My brothers partner died and in his will he left his brother £10.000 but he has no money only in a joint account with my brother
It also said in the will that he left everything to my brother so can his brother claim this from my brother
Submitted: 4 years ago.
Category: Law
Expert:  Stuart J replied 4 years ago.
When was the Will drafted?
Expert:  Clare replied 4 years ago.
Hi
Thanks for using JustAnswer. My name is Claire, I will do whatever I can to answer your question.
Are there any assets held in the deceased s name alone?
Claire
Customer: replied 4 years ago.
No
Customer: replied 4 years ago.
The will also reads
If my brother dies before him then the well is valid but if my brother out lives him by 28days then everything goes to hih
Expert:  Clare replied 4 years ago.
Hi
At the time that the Will was made did he have any other funds?
Claire
Customer: replied 4 years ago.
Yes
Expert:  Clare replied 4 years ago.
Hi
What happened to them and how long ago was the Will made?
Claire
Customer: replied 4 years ago.
They went into a joint account
Expert:  Clare replied 4 years ago.
Hi
How long ago was the Will made?
When were the funds transferred?
Claire