She had bank accounts and shares totalling approx. £11,000
The house I lived in with her was originally hers, but she sold it to me in 2009 for £100,000 the processes were divided between my three siblings £25,000 each and my £25,000 remained in the house as a deposit. I have a mortgage for the £75,000
She helped in me various ways. Firstly with petrol for my car £50, servicing costs to allow me to sell the car, this was about £2000. Also small amounts re car tax. Secondly the property we lived in has not been improved and I shared the cost of improving the patio (it was a tripped hazard and I was concerned she would fall) between my mother, me and my girlfriend. Also my mother was unable to have a bath so again I shared the cost to have the bath removed and shower fitted. I guess in total £2000.
My siblings have never contributed to my mothers upkeep.
Yes my mother made a will leaving her estate to all of us, ie me and my three siblings 25% each.
My siblings seem to suggest that as the house is mine (albeit mortgaged) I should pay for all the bills and therefore my mother live completely free. This is something that I could just not afford. My siblings hold all the bank statements as they are currently going through her estate etc so are just looking at outgoings in black and white and not really understanding the history and or agreement behind them. Further, I understand that my mother attempted to change her will so all her estate (not that we are talking about a lot of money) would come to me. However my brother was with her and advised her, in front on the solicitor that "it was not fair" and therefore at this time the will was not changed. This I would suggest does not reflect well on my brother.
I do not wish to fall out with my siblings so I have offered to give up my inheritance and pay each of them £2500 to clear the air.
Obviously I am still concerned about legal action against me.
Does any of the above affect your previous advise?