Winter Garden, FL asked in Probate for Arkansas

Q: I was asked to sign an entry of appearance, waiver of notice and accountings. Is this standard for an estate in probate?

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Don Spears
Don Spears
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  • Probate Lawyer
  • Benton, AR
  • Licensed in Arkansas

A: As long as you do not contest the appointment of the proposed person to be the administrator of the estate and you trust them to distribute the assets of the estate according to the wishes of the deceased or according to state law if there is no will, it is certainly a standard practice for you to sign that document. That waives the administrator having to have a hearing set every time something is done with the assets and you having to be notified to show up for said hearing.

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