We think the Executrix of the Estate for my deceased brother is taking money from his estate for her personal use.What steps have to be taken to have her removed as Executrix. It has been three months since he was buried and still no settlement or word from her. His estate is aproximately $650,000 to $700,000. Four sisters are named as beneficiaries "devise and bequeath all........share and share alike".No where is this lady named in his will.
State/Country relating to question: Florida
Nothing. Called her. Told we were going to have to get a lawyer. She did then send over deeds to his two houses and titles to his three vehicles and two boats.
But no stock certificates, CDs, IRA money, or money that was in his checking account.(He usually kept $30,000 + in checking.)
Florida Probate RULE 5.440, provides the process to remove the personal representative of an estate as follows:
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