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Hello for clarification - your brother is just refusing for you to pay this debt off and using 'he has money tied up' which as you have discovered is untrue - is this correct?
She needs to go back to the solicitor who did the transfer from your mother’s name to your brother’s name. That is the starting point because based on what you have said, your mother in effect appears to have sold the house to your brother for £50,000 if it is in his sole name.
This is certainly something that the solicitor should have dealt with because they should not have taken any instructions from your brother
I don’t know whether he has forged any documents or coerced her into selling the property grossly undervalued but if she thought that she was just signing papers to secure the £50,000 in your brother’s favour, and she was misled in that respect, it could well be that your brother has committed fraud which is the police matter. It would certainly be worthwhile getting hold of the police but before doing that, you’re going to need to speak to the solicitor that dealt with this property transfer, probably to obtain the file and then to speak to another solicitor to go through the file to see whether the solicitor that dealt with that transfer has done anything which they shouldn’t have done.