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    Default Lawyers as executor!

    Quote Originally Posted by MsMummy View Post
    An executor (professional or otherwise) has a duty to carry out the estate administration and distribute the estate to the beneficiaries. A year is generally the accepted time frame, but subject to the individual estate.

    An executor cannot sit on their hands long term, and an aggrieved beneficiary can apply to the supreme court for a remedy.
    Thank you you all have helped lots!!! I'm going to see my lawyer and ask a few questions and also write my will!!

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    My brother died without a will. It took a year to settle his estate.

    Definately make a will. My parents have not only had to deal with an unexpected death of their son but also dealing with alot of legal issues because he had no will, a house and children with an ex.

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    Just in addition to everything that has been said - no more phone calls. Emails and faxes only. You need proof of all the times you have tried to contact the solicitor and he hasn't responded. Probably fine, but this is just in case something goes wrong. Word them carefully though

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    Quote Originally Posted by Sally1981 View Post
    Just in addition to everything that has been said - no more phone calls. Emails and faxes only. You need proof of all the times you have tried to contact the solicitor and he hasn't responded. Probably fine, but this is just in case something goes wrong. Word them carefully though
    Oohhh good thinking! The receptionist is a total cow when I ring hahaha!!

    Yes, a will is getting done as I'm pregnant! Want my baby have something set in concrete


 

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