Revocation of Letters Testamentary, Settlement Prior to Hearing

Surrogate’s Court LitigationTrusts & EstatesFiduciary Removal Proceedings – Settlement Prior to Removal Hearing

Clients often to choose to settle their cases. Here, Katherine Sohr Jedlicka and Frank W. Streng successfully settled a case in which the firm was retained to represent the decedent’s brother and sister in removing the current executor because of his failure to file a judicial account as ordered by the court. McCarthy Fingar’s client was immediately appointed as temporary fiduciary pending a hearing for the executor’s removal. The executor resigned voluntarily prior to a hearing for his removal, and our client was appointed fiduciary.