Legal Question in Wills and Trusts in New Jersey

How may the only heir of an estate valued at approx. $120,000 initiate probate, but decline becoming the administrator?

The property has a Medicaid lien and a property tax lien against it, which combined will exhaust the value of the estate when sold.

Asked on 6/13/13, 4:59 pm

2 Answers from Attorneys


Thank you for your inquiry. My office routinely handles such estate matters. You may call for a free consultation. 732.370.3000.

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Answered on 6/14/13, 6:57 am
Walter LeVine Walter D. LeVine, Esq.

Ask the Court to appoint someone to be the administrator. If there is a Will involved, is there a successor Executor? If so, renounce in favor of the successor.

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Answered on 6/14/13, 1:32 pm

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