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Could some please explain what the following means in my dads UK will

It means that any property that is left over after, all other distributions called for in the will have been made, go into the THE [name of trust] FAMILY PROBATE TRUST.
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Why would legitimate "corporate trustees such as banks" act, when "they have not even been asked by the testator whether they will act"?

What legal banks in the UK would act for a testator, let alone ANYBODY, if "they have not even been asked by the testator whether they will act"? Almost all of them. It's their business. It'...
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Who has the right to examine a will?

By § 2516 (d) of Title 12: Decedents’ Estates and Fiduciary Relations: Upon receipt of notice of the death of the testator or testatrix or by order of the court, the Register shall open the will and ...
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If a will is lost (while person alive) and unsigned copy exists, is it valid if properly signed? The date in the will will be years before signatures

There is a common law rule known as presumption of revocation. This means that if the original will cannot be found, there is a presumption that the testator intentionally revoked it by destroying it. ...
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Why would legitimate "corporate trustees such as banks" act, when "they have not even been asked by the testator whether they will act"?

england-and-wales I'm choosing to interpret your question as "can a corporation be compelled to act as a trustee?" since, if there is nothing which can compel them, then the question of &...
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