answered on Nov 27, 2013
Generally a lawyer is not needed if you are a beneficiary under a Will. The Executor has a lot of work to do and will need at least 7 months (and maybe longer) to complete their work, that is, to gather the assets of the estate, transfer title and then arrange for distribution. You would need an... Read more »
If an Executrix is appointed for ten years can she give up her responsibilities and turn the estate over to the person it is in trust to?
answered on Nov 4, 2013
With the Court's permission, an Executor may withdraw and a new Executor appointed.
answered on Nov 4, 2013
If you are asking if a Retainer - Engagement letter/agreement is required, it is required for the attorney to present the Retainer - Engagement letter to all clients. If you are asking if a deposit is required to retain an attorney, that is between you and the attorney, and depending on the type... Read more »
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