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By law does a lawyer have to tell the beneficiaries of a

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by law does a lawyer have to tell the beneficiaries of a will how much the estate is worth and how much money they paid out or can they send a beneficiary a text stating that she does not work for them she works for the executor and does not have to tell them anything
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Estate Law
Expert:  Loren replied 1 year ago.

The lawyer does not have such a duty. That is the duty of the executor, vis a vis, preparing inventories and providing information to the beneficiaries.

Expert:  Loren replied 1 year ago.

It is not a duty owed by the attorney unless directed to do so by the executor.