Federal Way, WA asked in Estate Planning and Probate

Q: Is there a time limit for appointing a personal representative if the named rep declines. Revokable trust OR

My brother was named as personal rep but declined. My father passed away almost 2 months ago so Im concerned about taxes and insurance.

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Anthony M. Avery
Anthony M. Avery
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  • Knoxville, TN

A: You need to hire a competent attorney to initially analyze whether you should file for Probate or not. If so, you can ask the Court to appoint a Personal Representative, which might be you. But Probate might be unneeded or a disaster of claim filing creditors.

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