even if the beneficiaries have not demanded that he or she does so.
An accounting must be filed in a specific manner following the rules created by the court.
Creating the accounting, and reading and analyzing the accounting is a skill set learned after years of experience.
If drafted and filed correctly by an estate litigation attorney, many objections may be avoided and much money saved.
A trained attorney can also work with a beneficiary to help explain the accounting and, if necessary, file objections to what the beneficiary finds objectionable.
If you are objecting to a formal accounting from an agent, executor or trustee or if you are an agent, executor or trustee and objections have been filed against your accounting a judge will be hearing your case.
It is in your best interest to retain an estate litigation attorney with experience in .Each court has unique procedures and rules, which must be followed.The objections must be filed in a specific manner and if done correctly the first time, will save the beneficiary time and money.The beneficiary or other interested party objecting to an accounting filed in the court pays the attorney, but the judge may order this fee paid from the estate or trust, or if the judge finds the fiduciary has acted badly, even from the agent, executor or trustee’s personal funds.The agent, executor or trustee may also hire an attorney.The estate pays this attorney, but if the judge finds that the agent, executor or trustee has acted badly the judge may order the fiduciary to repay this fee.