The will was made after the Divorce around 9 months ago when my Mum was advised she would not be able to get any further treatment.
They were married for 44 years, and lived in the Property for 30 and separation 5 years ago and Divorced a year later, but during that time my Mum was diagnosed with Cancer and my Father agreed not to sell so my Mum did not have any upset during treatment.
The property is jointly owned to my knowledge. My Father is insisting on taking everything which is very upsetting to my Mother who doesn't want him to take what she believes she owns.
The items of goods within it were purchased separately or contributed equally; they never owned a joint account.
My Father has not contributed to the upkeep of the Property for five years and there is no mortgage or other loan on the Property.
Sadly my Father is not the greatest role model, we all care for my Mum and he is trying to make plans on moving in and taking things, which is causing great distress to the family whilst we should be caring for the person who counts. To know he can't take what he can't have would be one less worry.
Yes you were able to help, sadly the deeds are Joint Tenancy and my Father has clearly kept quiet for a reason. This means he will no doubt move in and will probably also dispute the remaining finances too because he can. Families!
We are going to tell my mum today that despite her wishes she cannot leave anything to the family because she has this Join Tenancy in place. She will be devastated.
Thank you Joshua, my Mum is going into a Solicitor tomorrow local to her Home. However, my husband and I would like to retain your services as we don't forsee this issue going away for ourselves as we need him to firstly vacate our property in a civil fashion and also sell the other property if my Mum gets the deeds severed on time. I will go through and score your responses, you've been of great assistance. Thank you.