A few months ago a probate case was finalized and the Final Accounting was approved by the judge. Although I was getting money my brother has not sent me the check. There was plenty of money that I was to get. All claims had been paid.
Who can I go to or how can I get this money from him? Can probate court help me?
Is your brother the executor? Have you contacted him or his attorney? Sometimes these matters take longer than expected. If you are truly at your wits end, go see your own attorney to hopefully prod him along or at worst file the appropriate action to enforce the court order.
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Check with the probate court that the estate is actually closed, and ask the court for a hearing on distribution.
Go to the probate court and find out the status. If you are supposed to receive assets and did not, ask your brother when he plans to make distribution. If you are not satisfied, consult with your own attorney for assistance.
The above answer does not create an attorney/client relationship. No legal answer can be relied upon without meeting with a licensed attorney and the attorney obtaining the complete facts and examining the applicable documents.
If you do not already have a copy, you should ask the Court for the Final Financial Report to ensure you are actually entitled to estate assets and if so how much you are supposed to receive. If it has already been approved and you are a beneficiary you should get an attorney to follow-up with with your brother's attorney.
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