We cannot apply for probate as all the paperwork is now with the regulator
My parents died recently. Their wills were held by Coles Solicitors in York, which was forced by the regulator to close last summer.
We were told that the wills and house deeds were in the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) archive and that we had to request their return. We did so in August, and were given an eight-week turnaround. There is still no sign of the documents and we cannot file a probate application without them.
My parents' wills are caught up in a scandal at solicitor