You will be
wasting your time with the police because by no stretch of even a very vivid
imagination is this a police matter.
no automatic right to see the will. Until such time as it is admitted to
probate when it is then available from the probate registry for the payment of
just 5 pounds.
I always tell
executors (assuming that your brother is the executor) that there is nothing to
be gained by being secretive and, on the contrary, all it does is raised
You can apply
court to place a caveat http://www.stephensons.co.uk/site/individuals/contesting_wills_probate/caveats_warnings/
which will prevent
him obtaining probate. Thus he will not be able to deal with the estate until
you left it or it expires.
You can only do
that however, if you have cause to contest what is in the will.
You can threaten
to make an application to court for what is known as "pre-action
disclosure" to make him give you a copy of the
will, so that you can see what is in it to decide whether you wish to contest
it or not. That letter is better coming from a solicitor because he is likely
to take more notice of the solicitor's letter. The solicitor can threaten
applying to court for legal costs.
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