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Has been a restriction entered onto my late mothers property

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Hi There has been a restriction entered onto my late mothers property am I entitled as executor to see why the restriction has been entered
JA: What are you located? It matters because laws vary by location.
Customer: Essex
JA: Has anything been filed or reported?
Customer: The only thing I know is from the searches at land registry
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Customer: The person (my sister) who has applied the restriction has 1/6th entitlement to the proceeds of the sale of the property, this one 6th is held in trust. She has been asked to remove it but wont

Hello, I hope you are well. My name is***** am a solicitor advocate and  I will be assisting you with your question today. I am very sorry to hear of the problem you are experiencing and I will do my best to help you with this matter.

If your mother has passed away, and you are the executor for the estate, then certainly you are entitled to know what the restriction is for. You may not be able to fully carry our your role of executor if you don't know.

Customer: replied 10 days ago.
How do I find out this information. I have applied to the Land Registry to have it lifted, but I am concerned that she will just re-apply, is this possible

Your would enquire at the land registry, you can ask the sister who placed it, or you can have a solicitor write to her to find out what she is doing.

Customer: replied 10 days ago.
Thank you that’s fine

your welcome.

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