Sacramento, CA asked in Estate Planning for California

Q: Once an estate has been liquidated, how long does executor have to distribute funds to heirs?

There is no contention as to the status of funds. They are in accounts available to executors. First and second executor are siblings to rest of heirs. Primary executor just says he’ll get around to it sometime.

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Sean David Ethington
Sean David Ethington
  • Estate Planning Lawyer
  • Valencia , CA
  • Licensed in California

A: More information is necessary to properly answer your question. Is this a trust estate or will probate be necessary? In either scenario beneficiaries are entitled to information and certain documentation. You may need to consult an attorney to insure the estate is being handled appropriately and in a timely manner.

Naomi Stal agrees with this answer

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