Can a beneficiary request an accounting of assets in an estate?

My sister, the executor, lives in the state in which my father died. The Will was last amended in another state and it was originally written in a third state.

Asked on October 31, 2013 under Estate Planning, New York

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Answered 7 years ago | Contributor

Under the laws of all states in this country, a beneficiary under an estate is required to be provided with an accounting of the estate's assets with full back up documentation withinh a reasonable time period. If you are not getting the information that you want, then you should consider consulting with a Wills and trust attorney about the problem in your locality. one can be found within attorneypages.com.


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