Every interested party has the right to Contest Executor and Trustee fees.
While every fiduciary has a right to be paid for services rendered, these fees must be reasonable. If the fees are unreasonable, an interested party can bring the issue to the court for a judge’s review. What is a reasonable fee? The rules vary from state-to-state. For example:
If you feel that a fiduciary has overcharged, we can assist you. For over 25 years we have been representing beneficiary rights. Each situation is different, but our experience will help sort out the correct location to file your objection. Once filed, we will make your objections heard.
If you have any questions about Contesting Executor and Trustee Fees or any other estate law topics, please contact us to schedule a free consultation.
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