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my mother died last week we found a very old will in her belongings

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my mother died last week we found a very old will in her belongings but are led to believe a new will was put in place fairly recently as neighbours witnessed it. no sign of it in the house where do we look please?
Submitted: 4 years ago.
Category: Law
Expert:  Alex J. replied 4 years ago.

Thank you for your question and welcome. I am sorry to hear of your loss.

My name is AJ and I will assist you.

If the neighbour witnessed the will and cannot remember who drafted it, then you have the following options:
1. Search the Custody Register at the Probate Registry
2. It will likely have been drafted by a solicitor so send a letter out out to all local solicitors in the area asking if they have the will will be able to tell which solicitors were in say a 5 mile radius of your mothers house;
3. Place an advert in the Law Society Gazette.

I look forward to hearing from you.

Kind regards

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