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Getting the Executor to Pay Your Bucks County Inheritance

Posted on Thu Mar 5, 2015, on Estate Litigation

From our “Ask a Question” Mailbag: Getting the Executor to Pay Your Bucks County Inheritance

Most Recently Updated July 10, 2018.

“My Grandmother died three years ago in Bucks County leaving me a lump sum in her Will. The house is sold, the taxes are paid but I have not received my inheritance. The executor will not return my calls, what can I do?”

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Getting the Executor to Pay Your Bucks County Inheritance

Getting the Executor to Pay Your Bucks County Inheritance

As the heir of a Bucks County estate, you do have the right to force the Executor to provide you with a time line when you will receive your inheritance.

If the executor will not give you one voluntarily, you can have your Bucks County Orphans’ Court lawyer file a Petition for Accounting with the Bucks County Orphans’ Court. The executor must reply or face potential removal and surcharge.

By filing this petition, your attorney can force the executor to account for every penny and justify every action taken as well as submit a schedule of distribution.

If the executor gives you your inheritance, you can always withdraw the Petition for Accounting.

Further Estate Litigation Questions?

Getting the Executor to pay your Bucks County inheritance is only one of many Estate Litigation issues our firm addresses. Consequently, if you want to learn more, please read my more detailed article, Trust and Estate Litigation All You Need to Know.

In Conclusion: Getting the Executor to Pay Your Bucks County Inheritance

I hope that this article was helpful in explaining what to do if your inheritance is delayed. Further, I included links to even more detailed information on my website. Therefore, please contact me and let me know how I did. Certainly, your comments and questions are welcome!

Let our Litigation Lawyers help walk you through what can be a confusing process. To begin with, call to speak to one of our experienced Litigation Attorneys.  By all means, our lawyers are ready to answer your questions. In fact, feel free to contact our office for a free consultation. Ultimately our goal is to put our 25 years of estate litigation experience to work for you.

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