Q: I know an executor can change locks on a house--but can they keep other family members (beneficiaries) out?
Dad just passed 2 mo's ago...house is empty--maybe a few things of hers are there. I just wanted to be in his house one last time...
A: Actually, yes, the executor can keep other family members, including beneficiaries, out. It is the executor's DUTY to marshall and safeguard estate assets. When the executor fails in this duty, assets tend to grow legs and disappear.
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