Q: As an hair to an estate, what rights to I have over the administrator of the estate
My father is the administrator of the estate. As an air do I have the right to see all the documents that have to do with the state and bills being paid
A: You sure do! First of all, you should receive an inventory of the estate's assets within 90 days from the time your father was appointed. If you didn't get that, make sure your father supplies that to you ASAP. Secondly, 15 months after the time your father officially became the administrator, you can request an accounting. This accounting requires him to show how he received and spent every dime of the estate. You should probably get a probate attorney to advise you, just to make sure all your inheritance rights are protected.
Leslie Dillon Thomas agrees with this answer
A: What does the will say? You are not an heir unless the estate is intestate. You may be a beneficiary of the will and if it is probated you would be notified. Whether you have a right to see all the documents is dependent on state law. I would suggest you consult with a Texas probate attorney to find out your rights.
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