You can make an application to court to remove an executor if the executor is either doing something which they should not have done or not doing something which they should have done. The court will appoint a new executor
Here is a little reading on removing and executor: https://www.hughjames.com/blog/how-do-i-remove-an-executor
Please note that the courts do not do it lightly and it is far from being the do-it-yourself job although if successful you should recover all the legal costs.
You may find that a strongly worded letter from a solicitor threatening a court application and an application for costs, may focus the mind without actually the need to get to court.
Check your house insurance to see if you have legal expenses cover that would pay for the legal cost of taking this to court. Unlikely, but do check.
Otherwise it is a Civil Procedure Rules Part 8 application which you may conform N208.
The court fees GBP308.
You are also going to need a witness statement
Here is the form of witness statements.
Please note that unless they have updated it, the statement of truth on the government website is wrong and this is the format it should be:
Witness Statement is probably the most important because that is the background and you will also need the evidence including handwriting expert testimony as to the signature forgery.
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