I am PR of mom's Estate. The Will was filed informal. I have kept receipts, journals, time, and now closing the Estate. I was told I am entitled to payment as PR. It has been a nasty sibling conflict
& question how do fees get submitted. I was also told the siblings may contest my fees.
Will the Interested Parties get notice of my fees? and if they contest (which I anticipate)
how does the process work? If they contest, this will only prevent their final distribution which I thought they were anxious to receive.
With an informal proceeding, you report your fees to the interested parties on the final account. I generally suggest sending a waiver and consent form along with the account. If they consent to it, you send out the checks. If they want to object, the onus is on them to hire an attorney and file a petition. If you do not have an attorney, you SHOULD have, under the circumstances you describe. The attorney is paid by the estate, not by you. So there is no reason to put yourself in jeopardy, for no reason.
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Yes, they can. Rely on your attorney's advice and guidance.
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I have read all the comments and responses and can only say that you need to get yourself in to see an attorney.
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