Q: Can a pro se personal representative of a Trust file a lawsuit for damages on behalf of all members of the Trust?
A: The person in charge of a Trust is call the Trustee (or Successor Trustee). Yes, the Trustee has authority to file a lawsuit for damages on behalf of the beneficiaries of the Trust. Whether that lawsuit is successful will depend on many factors, of course. When anyone is filing a lawsuit I strongly recommend that they hire an attorney to represent them. The Trustee can pay for his/her attorney out of the assets of the Trust.
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