Q: What role does estate lawyer play in MS when the courts appoints a non family administrator of intestate estate.
Mother died without will in MS. One of 9 heirs was unwilling to compromise on division of land and assets, Heirs hired an attorney but courts appointed a non family administrator. What will the attorney use our money for if there is an administrator.
A: Mississippi requires a lawyer to draft and file all of the necessary pleadings with the chancery court.
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