The entire estate was depleted by attorneys fees. Can those that, at first, stood to gain, be asked now to share In the cost?
No. Not unless there have been distributions to the beneficiaries. If the estate was insolvent and there were no distributions, then the beneficiaries are not responsible for estate administrative expenses.
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No. Not happening. Nope. No way. Sorry! Hope you didn't personally guarantee the attorney fees.
This is not legal advice. I am not your lawyer. You are not my client. You cannot rely on my response to your question. My response to your question is probably worth exactly what you paid for it. You don't get to sue me for anything. If you'd like to sue me, well you have to hire me first.