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If your step mother did not leave anything in her will for you, that would I am sorry to say be her choice. There is no automatic right to inherit in a will.
However, depending on the size and value of the estate when your father died, then you may have been entitled to inherit from his estate through the law of intestacy.
When a person dies with no will, they die intestate. There are strict rules that apply as to who will inherit.
If the estate, that is everything he owned was valued at more than £270k, then his wife
keeps all the assets (including property), up to £270,000, and all the personal possessions, whatever their value.
Anything over that value is divided 50% to the spouse and the other 50% to surviving children.
If the estate was valued less than £270k then the spouse would get everything.