Q: Do I have any reason to obtain legal assistance
My grand parents died and left their estate to be divided between 8 grandkids.
It depends. Do you trust the person named in the will as the executor? Has the executor hired an attorney to assist them in administering the estate? How much money is in the estate? You probably don't need an attorney unless there is a lot of money in the estate and you don't get along with your fellow grand kids.
Attorneys typically charge $175-300 an hour, so if the estate is under 100K, it's probably not worth it.
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