When may a personal representative be removed?

If the personal representative does not timely perform their duties, any interested person or the Court itself may start proceedings to remove the personal representative or to force them to take action. The personal representative may be held liable for losses caused by his or her mistakes or for failing to act quickly and sensibly.

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1. What are the filing fees?
2. When is it necessary to open an estate for a decedent?
3. What are the different types of estates?
4. How is a personal representative appointed?
5. What are the duties of a personal representative?
6. When may a personal representative be removed?
7. Do I have to serve as personal representative if I am nominated in the decedent's will?
8. Can I receive payment for serving as personal representative?
9. Can I hire a lawyer or other professionals to help me administer the estate?
10. Do I need an attorney?