Estate Law Questions? Ask an Estate Lawyer.
Good morning Maria. I am Loren, a Florida licensed attoney, and I look forward to assisting you.
My condolences for your loss.
Was an estate opened in probate? Has probate closed?
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In any event, since your sister was a co-executor, you may have a claim against her for breach of fiduciary. The statute of limitations is 4 yrs. So, you may have another year, but you will want to start moving on the claim if it is your desire to move forward with it.
If you prevail, you may be entitled to attorney fees and punitive damages, as well as your actual damages.
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