Q: I was part of a family estate lawyer then I hired my own attorney, there is no family disput.... since money is comin
Out my share does the estate attorney still work for me also? I'm in Illinois
A: It is very likely that the initial attorney represents the executor of the estate, not the individual beneficiaries. The executor would be entitled to pay that attorney out of the estate funds, so yes, your share as well. The attorney you hired to represent you personally will be paid by you exclusively.
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