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I am sorry to read of the above and please accept my condolences for your loss. from what you say, your mother who I assume is acting as administrator for your father's estate has not shared the amount received for the sale of the property with you but has instead paid you monies on the basis of the original probate valuation. Is that correct please?
thank you. If the house was ultimately sold for more than the probate valuation, then precisely as you suggest, your mother if she is acting as administrator would be required to distribute the balance obtained over and above the probate declared value subject of course to deduction of any costs of sale.
If you believe there is a balance owing taking into account the costs of sale, and this is not been paid to you, then you would have a direct claim as against the administrator or administrators of your father's estate which I believe may be your mother from what you say for the balance owed
if you are not in direct contact with your mother, then this could certainly be the first port of call. The firm in question may or may not still be instructed in terms of the administration of the estate and if they are, then the primary responsibility to pay the additional settlement figure would be with them
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