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Q: What if neither the inventory or in lieu of was filed with the probate court in TX and it's been 5mos

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Terry Lynn Garrett
Terry Lynn Garrett
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  • Probate Lawyer
  • Austin, TX
  • Licensed in Texas

A: In due time the Court will issue an Order to Show Cause to the executor and the executor's attorney.

Beth Ann Serafini-Smith
Beth Ann Serafini-Smith
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  • Probate Lawyer
  • Katy, TX
  • Licensed in Texas

A: Has there been an extension granted? If not, under the Texas Estates Code, any person interested in the estate can ask the Court to to cite the personal representative and the Court could possibly fine the personal representative up to $1,000.00, unless the personal representative can show the Court good cause for failing to file the inventory or affidavit in lieu of the inventory.

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