Q: I’m representative for my Dad’s estate, my sister’s and I were all 3 on the deed. Can I charge a fee on the house & pro?
A: There are a number of factors here. Generally, estate representatives can charge a reasonable fee for services rendered. However, if you are actually appointed as the representative for the estate via the court process, the Judge will ultimately have to approve your fees. If an estate hasn't been opened and if you haven't officially been appointed as the representative (as opposed to simply being nominated in Will that hasn't been probated), you'd really want to talk to a lawyer. I'd encourage you to reach out to someone to get legal advice specific to your situation.
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