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Once the distribution letter is sent out to all parties–is there a time limit they have to return it?
Asked on May 11, 2009 under Estate Planning, Pennsylvania
MD, Member, California Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney
Answered 11 years ago | Contributor
FIRST, you need to find out which county because I believe that wills, trust, estates is listed for some reason in each County's code under the Pennsylvania statutes. There may be a timeline (go to courts' website http://www.aopc.org/default.htm) but the timelines may be extended based on a number of factors.
In terms of the statutes, most research points to Title 20 but I cannot locate it.
You may to speak with the Pennsylvania State Bar or consult with an estate planning attorney in Pennsylvania. Try www.attorneypages.com.
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