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Hi I am the victim of a fraudulent will. My fathers did not make a will. His partner submitted a fraudulent 'Home Made Will' to probate and had his property registered in her name cutting out his immediate family from any inheritance. The will has been examined by forensic handwriting experts and conclude that ' it is unlikely that my father had signed the will' I have sent the report to both probate and land registry to note this conclusion. My concern now is that the property can be sold. Would a buyers solicitor be aware of the report lodged with probate and land registry and therefore not be able to conclude a sale? Is there anything else that can be done to reverse the situation - i believe that CPS may not take up the case for criminal prosecution and a civil law suit would be expensive.
I have been advised not to contact the witnesses - i do know them - they are the sister and brother in law of my late fathers partner. The response from probate was minimal (as my solicitor only gave limited information) I would need to follow a formal application before they can make a judgement. yes i have a copy of the will and the report from forensics.