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I filed in Superior in 2014 trying to get the PR removed - the judge granted my request with the stipulation that I find someone else to be the PR. We live in a very rural area and I could find no-one so the judge reinstated this PR. Here we are four years later, the money (substantial) is gone and we have no deeds to any of the property.

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If the PR is not performing their duty, which is what you are describing above, then what you can do is what you said, you file a petition for removal of the PR. If you could not find anyone, even an attorney, to take over, that is a problem. Now, if the PR has wasted the estate, your only remaining recourse is file a personal suit against the PR with an attorney on behalf of the heirs to seek to make the PR pay for the loss of estate assets through their mismanagement.
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