Can executor of my mothers estate move the estate contents out of the county where she died and probate is?

Executor has removed entire contents for purpose of a future estate sale.

Houston, TX -

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Orsen E. Paxton III

Orsen E. Paxton III

Probate Attorney - Arlington, TX
Answered

Absolutely. If this is an Independent Executor, I don't think a devisee of the Will would have any grounds upon which to complain. No one but a devisee would have standing to complain.

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James P. Frederick

James P. Frederick

Probate Attorney - Livonia, MI
Answered

Yes, the executor has the right to do this.

James Frederick

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Joseph Franklin Pippen Jr.

Joseph Franklin Pippen Jr.

Estate Planning Attorney - Largo, FL
Answered

Yes but you might have a complaint if the costs of the move were not within the "normal"
range and the action was outside of the range of a "prudent" trustee.

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