What legal action can I take to compel a trustee to release funds from an estate for which all of the beneficiaries have signed off on the accounting?

Asked on December 2, 2013 under Estate Planning, Oregon

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Answered 7 years ago | Contributor

If the trustee of the trust that you are a beneficiary in refuses to release monies that should be released to those that are owed them, your recourse is to consult with a Wills and Trust attorney to first write a demand letter to the trustee and if that does not get what you want, file a petition with the court to compel the money's release and for attorney's fees against the trustee.


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