If the trustee or executor is doing a poor job of administering an estate—either through negligence or intentional wrong-doing—they can be removed by the court. Trustee Removal
Usually this occurs when they either unreasonably delay distribution of funds and property or deprive beneficiaries of their inheritance.Trustee Removal
In either case, Trust Law Partners can help hold them to task through direct pressure, or by having the court compel them to account for all funds. If that’s not successful we can petition to have the trustee removed entirely.
Even with the best of intentions, lack of mental capacity (dementia), knowledge or skill can cause some trustees to mishandle an estate and decrease its value. With a blend of finesse and determination, Trust Law Partners can petition the court to have the trustee removed and replaced with someone better suited to the job.
In most instances an estate trustee needs to be removed because they’re stealing, or because they may have taken advantage of the deceased long before he or she died. This is not just sad and maddening; it robs innocent family members of their rightful inheritance. Trust Law Partners is ready to step in and push to have them replaced immediately.Trustee Removal