You place a restriction on the property with form RX1 although as there are about 60 different wordings of restrictions, and the land registry will only accept standard ones with modifications, it is really not doing yourself job.
You cannot stop him leaving everything in his will to the cats home. For that reason, you would be better with a legal charge because that means you are guaranteed to get your money out of the property if he does leave it to RSPCA because your interest is the value of the money.
You wouldn’t get the house, you would only get money.
We can let you have a blank deed of variation but to be honest, you will be better getting a solicitor to do the whole thing. You may save a few hundred or even GBP1000 by doing yourself but you risk losing GBP200,000 in a house so in my opinion it would be false economy.
I’m afraid that we are specifically not allowed to take instructions from here.
If the site were to be a source of potential clients, we would no longer be independent because we would have an interest in pursuing litigation. With no interest in pursuing litigation, we can be really objective with our view is to whether something has a good chance or a limited chance of success.
In any event, for logistical reasons you would be better using a local solicitor .
I am not a lover of lining the pockets of solicitors but this is one of those times when they would be necessary evil.
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