An investment my dad had will not except my letter of testamentary. Because it was 90 days after it was issued.
Congrats on finding some additional assets. This happens more than you'd expect. Many financial institutions want "fresh" Letters Testamentary to be sure the executor (Personal Representative) still has legal authority to act on behalf of the estate. Once an estate closes, the executor's authority generally ends. If the estate has not closed, you contact the court clerk where probate is being administered, and request new letters. In my neck of the woods, they're $5/apiece. However, if the estate has closed, either because you closed it or the clerk closed it due to inactivity, it will have to be reopened. Only a judge can do that. If the lawyer who helped you through the probate still has the original paperwork, it would be quite easy to request the court to approve. If not, or if you're starting over, it will take a couple of hours to meet, prepare a petition and order, and then the time necessary to present it. Then, you'd have new Letters, could complete administering the new-found asset, and then close it again. Hope that helps.
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