Q: Can an estate attorney refuse to have a (paid) Will review meeting with a named beneficiary and family member ?
The attorney that executed my mother's last will is refusing to meet with me for a review of the will. They are claiming they do not represent me, that I have to meet with my brother who is the Executor, and is also a named beneficiary. My brother is not an attorney. I believe the attorney is stonewalling me on this request as I am fairly certain he is afraid of my brothers' retribution.
My purpose is to ensure that terms of the will are enforced, not to challenge any beqeaths.
A: At our law firm we do not talk to beneficiaries, only with the executor that hired us. We advised beneficiaries to look for their own attorney and legal representation.
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