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I have lived in the same house as my mother in

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I have lived for decades in the same house as my mother in whose sole name the house is registered. She is severely ill and is likely to die without making a will.
I understand that in these circumstances, the estate of the deceased is shared between the occupants.
I would like to know if I can control access to the house as the only registered occupant after my mother's death. Also, if the house has to be sold, I want to know if I can prevent one of my siblings from buying it.
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Law
Expert:  Clare replied 2 years ago.
Hi
Thank you for your question.
My name is Clare
I will do my best to help you but I need some further information first.
How much is the house worth and what financial contribution have you been making towards it?
Clare