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Land Registry have confirmed Title Absolute to my late fathers

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Land Registry have confirmed Title Absolute to my late fathers estate, on a property inhabited by my parents for over 20 years. We were advised of this recently. We have now been informed that a council have challenged the decision and Land Regustry have put an interest from the council on the property. Having awarded Title Absolute, can this decision be overturned?
Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: Law
Expert:  Aston Lawyer replied 3 years ago.
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Title absolute can be challenged, but if a third party did make a claim and were successful, then the Land Registry would have to indemnify the paper owner (you/your parent's estate).
I must say it would be most unusual for any party to dispute ownership of a property with absolute title- are you sure the Council are indeed trying to claim ownership?
I would guess that they would be rather claiming a financial interest in the property- possibly for outstanding Nursing home fees? (just a guess).

If you could let me have a little more information, that would help me.

Kind Regards
AL
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