Q: Will an attorney defer payment while they petition for the removal of an executor and be paid from the estate afterwards
It is possible. Every attorney charges different fees. Some collect fees before beginning work. Others collect at the end. Some charge contingency fees. Others bill hourly and dome charge a flat fee.
It will depend on the size and liquidity of an estate. For instance, if the estate is s family house that no one wants to sell, you will probably have to pay up front. But, if the estate has $100,000 sitting in the estate bank account, van attorney might be willing to wait for his fee.
A: There are no guarantees that a petition for removal of an executor will be successful. An attorney could agree receive compensation after a successful petition (or many other arrangements other than fees due when services are provided) but in my opinion most will not.
A: There are no guarantees that a petition for removal of an executor will be successful. An attorney could agree to receive compensation after a successful petition (or many other arrangements other than fees due when services are provided) but in my opinion most will not.
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