My brother managed to take a solicitor(who incidentally was a cousin) into a hospital ward and had my father sign documents when he had been ill and recovering. It would appear he signed property over unknowingley which he has actually left to me in his will. How can we resolve this problem as my father does not wish his cottages to go to my brother as he already owns my fathers house and the cottages were for me. I actually have the deeds to these cottages in my possession but am worried if my brother has the document whatever that may be, signed by my father albeit fraudently as my father does not want him to have them, ,Can my brother still claim these cottages. My brother would not be able to be approached or asked by and would not tell the truth anyway
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Isyour father now recovered? Does he have full mental capacity? How long ago didhe sign this paper? Have you taken issue or has your father taken issue withthe solicitor or your brother over this?
Whywould your brother not be able to be approached?
Areyou suggesting that the solicitor has acted illegally?
Didyour father ever use this solicitor before for anything?
Hasyour father asked for the file?