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Can a beneficiary contest an executor's decision

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gingerpusscat Tue 01-Nov-16 10:04:37

If an executor of a will (who is also a beneficiary) decides to employ a solicitor to manage aspects of the probate process, can another beneficiary contest this? Obviously the solicitor would need to be paid from the estate in the situation I am imagining.

Collaborate Tue 01-Nov-16 14:54:33

You can try, but you'd not get anywhere. Being executor is a duty where most people prefer to seek legal representation. The decision to seek such representation is therefore quite unremarkable.

mumblechum0 Tue 01-Nov-16 17:17:52

As ever I find myself agreeing with every word Collaborate just said smile

gingerpusscat Tue 01-Nov-16 20:05:12

Thank you, a relief to read this. smile

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