Question for the Forum

We act for 2 adult sons of a deceased who has died intestate, an unmarried man. He co-owned a property with his partner as Tenants in Common. Our clients wish to put a restriction on the title to protect their interest in the property.
This is made all the more urgent as partner is intending the sell the property and our clients are concerned that the property will either be sold at an undervalue or the co-owner may abscond with the net sale proceeds. We applied to put a Form N restriction
on the title but Land Registry rejected the application and said that the applicants had insufficient interest. We have placed Form N restriction on titles in the past, albeit where the deceased died leaving a Will and have never had any issues. We fail
to see how there is insufficient interest, has anyone any suggestions?

Mrs Karen Chase
Dominic Mills & Co