What to do if my 2 siblings and I are co-trustees of my family’s estates but they both outvote me on all decisions?

Also, they will not share any information about plans for the distribution of the assets.

Asked on September 23, 2014 under Estate Planning, New Hampshire

Answers:

M.T.G., Member, New York Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 6 years ago | Contributor

Unfortunately this happens when there are so many people in charge.  The trust document will govern what the duties are and if you are to act together or can act separately.  But they can certainly NOT exclude you from decision making.  Take the trust to an attorney to discuss what your options are here regarding their appointment and your rights.  You can demand accountings, etc. Good luck.


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