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replace locks on decedent's home, stay in a hotel for a few nights until decendent's home is safely habitable, gas for travel to/from personal representative's home to attend to duties to settle the estate
These are all definitely acceptable expenses. Securing and servicing the estate's property must be done. PR is always entitled to a fee for services to the estate. Reimbursable expenses for reasonable and necessary travel and hotel would also be part of the PR's petition for fees.
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