Q: WHAT IF COURT APPOINTED SPECIAL MASTER REFUSED TO SEE EVIDENCE OF MISSING ESTATE ITEMS
SHE TOLD ADMINISTRATORS TAKE THE HEIRLOOMSTO AUCTION, WHICH THEY DIDN'T
A: While the details of your question are a little vauge, depending on the circumstances, you might have a right to appeal the special master's determination to the judge overseeing the case or to the appeals court. A consult with an experinced probate attorney should be able to clear up what options might be available to you. However, it is important to note that in Massachusetts appellate rights must be exercised in a timely fashion (most often either a 10 or 30 day window, though the time frames can vary depending on the nature, and proceedural posture of the case. As such, if you intent to seek an appeal, it is important to seek legal counsel quickly.
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