Baltimore, MD asked in Probate for Maryland

Q: I am the personal representative of my uncle's estate. He was my father's brother.

All of his siblings have predeceased him. The only remaining living relatives are his nieces and nephews. He had a will and me and my brothers are the only beneficiaries named in the will. There are many cousins that I have never met and some I do not even know exist. Do I need to list every single niece and nephew in the list of interested persons? What do I do if I cannot find their addresses after searching extensively online?

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1 Lawyer Answer
Scott Scherr
Scott Scherr
  • Towson, MD
  • Licensed in Maryland

A: You should retain an attorney to handle the estate. They will have more resources to track these people down. It may require hiring an investigator.

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