Thank you for your email.
It is not specified in her will that I am to receive a specific amount.There are various small amounts for specific benefciiaries and then the remainder of the estate is split 3 ways~~my 2 brother~in ~laws and the third share is for myself and my children. We are talking about an estate with a gross value of £975,000 which got reduced to a net amount of £391,000 !
I cannot understand why the value of the estate is so reduced. She had no mortgage or debts and if you take out £325,000 and apply inheritance tax of 40% on the remainder it is still short by aout £322,000.
Hence my suspicion that he has taken out an equity loan against her house (sold for over six hundred thousand) to fund his property empire.