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My brother died and his ashes were in the family house his

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my brother died and his ashes were in the family house his girl friend took them to her house do I have the right to ask for them back
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Scots Law
Expert:  JGM replied 2 years ago.
Thank you for your question.
The ashes belong in the first instance to the executor either under the will or as appointed by the court. Thereafter the executor would pass the ashes either as requested by the deceased under the will or alternatively to the closest family member.
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