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You would need to motion the Superior Court about the accounting and call them as witnesses.You may motion to have them both removed and yourself appointed.This would allow you to do more discovery here and sue her individually if there was misspending or loss of funds.These are fiduciary duties and there was likely a breach of those.
California here has a Trust Code as well as a Probate Code and you have remedies here with a lawyer here to go after the living and the estates of the deceased if you identify where the losses were here.
You have been through so much you have to decide if you want to lawyer up and seek compensation for your losses and the wrongdoing here.It would still be possible but you need to do this soon.
I appreciate the chance to help you today.Thanks again.
Lawyer referral if you want to pursue this in Superior Probate Court.
Reference to legal options against executor/trustee
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More law for reference
Fraud, mismanagement of breach of fiduciary duty
Trustees and personal representatives have fiduciary duties which include acting with the highest integrity, fully disclosing information to the beneficiaries, completing reporting duties appropriately, dealing with all beneficiaries equally and fairly, and putting beneficiaries' interests above their own. Breach of fiduciary duty may involve:
More about suing here.
Peggy I would consider a local lawyer where probate/trust was and file motion for more accounting and financial documents with an idea to sue here.That may still be possible once you identify what they stole or let go missing.The sister here is personally liable as is the step sister if they were both fiduciaries and you sue them both personally if you want a recovery here.
Thanks and I hope you will use the lawyer referral and pursue this matter.You deserve some justice here no doubt.