Q: I always thought the Executor's job (and as an heir himself) was to execute the will and to notify siblings of decisions
such as contract on sale of house, etc. Seems to me from the responses on this site, it is a mere suggestion from the BaltoCo court to keep siblings informed and not a legal requirement. It seems the Executor has complete authority and only answers to the court, unless I file a grievance, it is much more than someone's job to simply execute the Will
A: The notices required to be mailed to interested persons by law are set forth in the Estates & Trusts Code and the Procedural Rules of Maryland. They are limited, but you will receive copies of any Accounts filed in the estate. However, all court proceedings and filings in an estate are open to the public. The dockets may be reviewed in person, or online, by anyone. Copies of documents may be ordered and downloaded electronically directly from the online estate docket site. The link to the site is here:
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