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your sister was the executor, but not you is that correct.?
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Hi, no problem. Hope you are staying well.
As a beneficiary of the estate you do not pay anything. You get from the estate not give to it.
The executors pay all expenses for the estate from estate money. Once all bills, debts and costs have been settled, the the beneficiaries like you get paid.
Executors donot have to sell everything if beneficiaries what to keep property or transfer shares etc. But if there is no money, then transfer fees etc cannot be paid. So then either some assets would need to be sold to cover debts, or funds would need to be paid by others so they can release the assets.
Solicitors take their fee after completing probate. The estate is their client not your siste.
The law firm represents the dead persons estate, not the executor or the beneficiary.
The executors instruct solicitors, then the solicitors deal with the estate.
That’s fine and normal
No, beneficiaries donot have to pay anything.
You need to ask the solicitors why, as you are a beneficiary. Do not pay anything to anyone until you speak to the solicitors yourself.
If there were funeral costs, as a daughter you can pay towards that if you wish, but you do not have to.
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