Your best bet is to retain an experienced Louisiana lawyer in the parish where this matter is being probated. He or she will bring this matter to the court's attention and, hopefully, the judge will push your sister to complete the estate administration. Good luck to you.
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Try calling the lawyer who is handling the succession. He may be able to explain why it is taking so long. Also, the call may prompt the lawyer to move it faster.
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