Removal of Personal Representatives Attorneys Serving Beaufort, Bluffton and Hilton Head - Small Law Firm That Takes Big Cases
A personal representative is someone charged with the responsibility of administering an estate after another person has died. Personal representatives are legally responsible for the collection and inventory of a deceased person's assets, management of property, paying off debts, and the distribution of property in accordance with that person's will. When a person fails to perform his or her duties or acts in a fraudulent manner, you have the legal right to remove that individual from his or her duties as personal representative.
If you have questions or concerns regarding the role of a personal representative in South Carolina, or if you have questions on how to have an executor removed, don't hesitate to contact Twenge + Twombley online today. We will provide you with answers and work with you to achieve your goals. Call 866-452-6315 to schedule a free consultation with an experienced estate dispute lawyer in Beaufort, SC today. We handle all types of complex claims involving probate and estate litigation, including the removal of personal representatives.
How to legally remove a personal representative in South Carolina
Disputes with personal representatives are common in South Carolina and may occur when a personal representative is not performing his or her duties properly. In some cases, representatives might be using their position of authority to financially benefit themselves. South Carolina law allows beneficiaries of an estate to petition the court to have a personal representative/executor of an estate removed. Find out how a probate dispute attorney can help by contacting Twenge + Twombley.
A personal representative can be replaced for many reasons. The removal process begins by filing a petition with the court, which is usually followed by a hearing before a judge. If you are not satisfied with the actions taken by the personal representative of an estate, the lawyers at Twenge + Twombley can assist you in petitioning the court to have the individual removed and in seeking the return of any money or estate asset that was mismanaged.
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Residents of Beaufort, Hilton Head Island and communities throughout South Carolina's Lowcountry know they can rely on Twenge + Twombley to work tirelessly for them every step of the way. We're proud of our reputation as a small law firm that delivers big results. Our lawyers handle each case personally. We take the time to get to know each of our clients. Call 866-452-6315 or fill out our online contact form to schedule a free case consultation with our aggressive, determined estate dispute fraud lawyers in South Carolina.
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