Public administrator in Michigan.

Asked over 1 year ago - Rochester, MI

what is a public adminstrator
and if you are a lawyer who works for one, are your duties as a lawyer more difficult
or more strickt than another lawyer. If you are found in default of your duites thru
the Court, what usually happens to your job?

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  1. James P. Frederick

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    Answered . A public administrator is an attorney that gets appointed by the courts, (typically in probate matters), to act when there is a contested matter and there is no one to serve as fiduciary or where there is disagreement as to who should serve. Other lawyers do not "work for one," so I am not sure what you mean by this. If a judge determines that any fiduciary has breached his or her duties, the judge has a great deal of discretion as to what to do. This can include sanctions or removal.

    James Frederick

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  2. Peter L. Conway

    Contributor Level 17

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    Answered . Since each case is unique, you may want to get a copy of the probate file and talk to a lawyer about what is going on in your case.

    I am licensed to practice law in Michigan and Virginia and regularly handle cases of this sort. You should not... more

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