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My elderly friend has changed her will and her old will is

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my elderly friend has changed her will and her old will is with solicitors she doesn't like as her late husband dealt with it. Also her house deeds are with the same solicitor. Can she simply write to the solicitors asking them to destroy the will they hold and send her the deeds to her home so she can leave them with the bank
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Law
Expert:  Aston Lawyer replied 2 years ago.

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My name is ***** ***** am happy to assist you with your enquiry.

The former Solicitors will not be willing to destroy the Will themselves, so your friend will need to write a simple letter to them requesting the return of both the WIlls and Deeds.

The letter should simply say-

I would be grateful if you could return to me the Deeds to my property known as xxxx

together with my Will dated xxx, which you are currently storing on my behalf.

Signed--

Full name

Address

I hope this assists and answers your question.

Kind Regards

Al

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