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.
You should have an attorney request a hearing on why extension is necessary.
The court will consider extensions for valid reasons and those reasons are usually stated in the petition request.
My experience is that Judges like to close cases as soon as possible.