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Aston Lawyer, Solicitor
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Experience:  Solicitor LLB (Hons) 23 years of experience in Conveyancing and Property Law
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my father left me an two of my sisters his property when he

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my father left me an two of my sisters his property when he died, since my 2 sisters have past away. the property has been sold and i was paid my share .i have another sister and brother who wer`nt mention on the will .since the sale i have learnt that they have been paid a quarter share.how is this possible when they wernt mention on the will that they got a share?
Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: Law
Expert:  Aston Lawyer replied 3 years ago.

Hi there,

Thanks for your enquiry.

On the basis that your 2 sisters died after your father, they were entitled to their share of your father's house as they were alive when he died.
In circumstances where beneficiaries die before the Estate/house is sold, their share then passes to whoever they have left their Estate to in their Will.
I can only assume therefore that your sisters had both made a Will, leaving their estate or their share of your father's house to your sister and brother.

I hope this assists, but please let me know if you want to ask any further question.

Kind Regards
AL
Customer: replied 3 years ago.

My first sister died last year.her husband still alive .her share wasnt on her will but he got a third share like me.my second sister died this june leaving no will or wasnt married.so i dont understand how my remaining sister and brother who wernt mention on the will got a quarter share ?

Expert:  Aston Lawyer replied 3 years ago.

Hi,

Did you get any of your second sister's one third share from the house sale or did your other brother and sister share this one third share between them?

Thanks
AL