To try to make a long story short. My 92 year Granny recently died, while she was living I was her POA
I was listed as beneficiary on a few small policies.
She has a Will as follows:
1. Giving all personal and household effect as follows “To Me, “all of my tangible items such as my furniture, jewelry, clothing, monies”.
2. Giving her entire residuary estate
3. Appointing “Me” as her Personal Representative to serve without bond.
Done and witness on July 6, 2001
I been told I need to get a court order to be her Personal Representative so I can continue to handle her affairs, such as paying utilities bills, and dealing with the entire household items. Etc.
This is all new to me.
Please explain why a court order is needed?
Can you tell me what form needs to be filed? (State of Colorado)
Is it necessary to retain a lawyer?
FYI – only asset is her home which she did a reverse mortgage on approximately 7 years ago. The household material items, I don’t anticipate a large amount.