Q: RE: PROBATE Hi ~ I am currently working with a probate attorney. I retained him on 9.15 and signed docs which hit the
the court's desk on 9.19. There hasn't been any movement. My atty. said it would take about 2 weeks for me to be appointed representative. Nothing has happened yet. I am paying some of my late sister's bills in the meantime. What do you think? Thanks so much.
A: Since the courts are not fully operational this may be the cause for delay. Also it depends on the county whether the attorney can submit opening orders for the Judge to sign without a hearing. You should consult with your attorney prior to paying any of your sister's bills. Generally there will need to be a claim filed depending on the type of debt clear debt with your attorney prior to paying any more bills
A: I think you are asking the wrong folks. This is why you have an attorney - he needs to find out whats going on. With COVID, many things are taking longer. He's your attorney.
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