Q: $83k value intestate estate, $23k to lawyer. Clerk of Court requested lawyer petition for fees. Why is this being done?
Closing out estate after almost 2 years. The overall estate value is $83k with $23k going to the lawyer. Now Clerk of Court is requesting lawyer petition the court for fees. I am supposed to sign a document agreeing to this. Why am I being asked to do this? Is this normal? Is Clerk questioning the fees?
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