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You will need to wait until you have been sent a copy of the Will and if you were indeed beneficiaries, you should then apply to the Probate Registry again for a copy of the Probate.
The Probate will show which Solicitors dealt with the Estate and you can then contact them. If the Probate states that it was "extracted personally" this means the Executor(s) obtained Probate personally, and without the use of a Solicitor.
Either way, if the executor is acted improperly or failed to act at all, then there is a claim against the executor personally. If there is an allegation of fraud and that the executor has spirited the money away, it then becomes a police matter. You would be advised to take your own legal advice from a local Solicitor to assist you.
I hope this helps you and sets out the legal position.
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Your next step is to request a copy of the Will and 2 Codicils, if you have not done so already. Although you are informed you wer eleft some money, you do need to check- the Codicils would have been signed after the Will and either add or delete legacies left in the original Will. There is therefore the possibility that you wer eleft some money in the Will or the first Codicil but your legacy was "removed/deleted" in the second Codicil, for example.
I hope this helps.