Q: can a financial conservator force me to take my deceased MIL's trailer?
The financial conservator sent me a letter saying that since i paid for the funeral then as reinbursment of the estate that i could take the trailer. I dont want the trailer. It would cost way more to have it moved off the lot then what i paid for the funeral. if i dont sign her form, then what happens?
A: Why don't you start with explaining that to the personal representative (PR), noting that you would like to be reimbursed for the funeral expenses, and the trailer won't accomplish that. If the PR is acting fairly and honestly, you will detect that immediately. If not, you might need to file a claim in the probate, and you might be better served to consult with a lawyer licensed in the state where the probate is occurring.
A: Under the facts you don't have to take the trailer (mobile home). It sounds like the conservator is trying to conclude the conservatorship and no one has been appointed as administrator (or executor) of the estate, and there probably isn't enough money to justify doing that. The conservator does not have a duty to handle a deceased person's estate, and the conservator's authority ended with the death.
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