You are entitled to a copy of trust and accounting of assets.
The trust will outline the timeline of when you will receive your distribution.
If your grandfather is not following the instructions in trust-you might have a reason to petition
for his removal as trustee.
You will need an attorney to assist in getting your distribution and the records you are entitled.
As a spouse-you are entitled to 30% of the estate plus other spousal rights.
This is assuming you did not waive any rights with a pre or post marital agreement.
You will need to have an attorney to advise you and make sure you get what you are entitled to receive.
Yes-The family member can resign and if majority of beneficiaries agree-the attorney can be appointed PR.
Yes-the attorney should sign engagement contract outling the fee schedule and duties.
Yes-the engagement letter would cover the PR fees and duties as well and an agreement to family members fees should also be addressed.
Three thoughts-She is 90-let her enjoy her remaining years.
If she is being abused and in danger-report to Department of
Children and Family.
If she is not capable of making decisions-a guardianship proceeding should be started.
If he sold the property-he was either a joint owner with right of survivorship or he was the executor of the estate. If he was joint owner-it belongs to him.
If he was the executor-the property should have been divided equally among the children if she was not married.
If it was not held jointly-you need an attorney.
1 The POA is void upon death.
2 Adding his name while you are living results in you having to
file a 709 gift tax return.
3 If he is a co-owner and has an accident-the assets are subject to claims of creditors.
4 meet with an attorney to discuss other options.