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Can you help my next door friend has pass away in hospital

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Can you help my next door friend has pass away in hospital she left me her key to her house
i have been int touch with the hospital and she did phone before before in hospital to i was next of kin and to look after her house, a now the problem i have is a far member of famliy
is comeing do i given them the key as the house needs to be sorted and they are trying to found out about and can they take anything i don,t wont to get in trouble if they take anything and it come,s back to me and do i keep the key
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Law
Expert:  Thomas Judge replied 1 year ago.
Do you know whether there is a will?
Customer: replied 1 year ago.

Not as far as i know she just phone me to say she made me next of kin before her op

Expert:  Thomas Judge replied 1 year ago.
Clearly it needs to be determined who is the executor under the will (if there is a will) and as such I would be reluctant to either do anything or give anyone a key until that issue is resolved - you should be giving the key only to the correct person and this until you have proof to the contrary may not be this relative. Please remember to rate positive
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