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I live in Wiltshire and have a Scottish heritance issue. Left

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I live in Wiltshire and have a Scottish heritance issue. Left half of my father's estate in Scotland in his will, which I have a copy of. Gave up my executers role to my only sister since I live 400 miles away. Its now been several months and I cannot get hold of my sister and suspect she is holding onto 100% of the estate. it is looking like I will have to use legal services to get my inheritance. Problem is that I live in Wilts and can't go running up and down to Scotland easily and would prefer to work locally with an English Lawyer in Swindon Wilts. Is this possible ?
Submitted: 4 years ago.
Category: Scots Law
Expert:  JGM replied 4 years ago.
Thank you for your question.

You should instruct an English solicitor who is local to you and he or she in turn can instruct a Scottish solicitor on an agency basis. This is quite a common way of dealing between Scotland and England. The Scottish solicitor will deal with your sister's solicitor and report to your English solicitor who will deal with you.

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