Probate: Can I contest a administrator and petition the court to take over a estate if the admin. is not doing his job?

Asked over 1 year ago - San Francisco, CA

Estate caught on fire and admin./heir received a loan against property

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  1. Charles Adam Shultz

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    Answered . If the administrator is causing harm by breaching the duty to protect the estate and engaging in self-dealing, if you have an interest in the estate, you absolutely can seek the administrator's removal and seek to surcharge the administrator for the administrator's wrongful conduct.

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  2. Craig Martin Scalise

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    Answered . Appears to be a duplicate question - previously answered.

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  3. Gregory Paul Benton

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    Answered . Yes you can if you are a potential heir/beneficiary of the estate. You need to contact an attorney as this is difficult to accomplish by yourself.

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