How to reopen an estate after the close of probate?

How to reopen an estate after the close of probate?

If assets belonging to the decedent are found after the close of probate, Section 3-1008 of the Uniform Probate Code permits any interested person to file a petition with the probate court to reopen the estate. The code also provides that any disallowed claim in the original probate may not be submitted as a new claim against the found assets.

When was my mother’s estate put in probate?

My mother’s estate was settled and closed in 1999. My father, who was the executor of her estate, died in August 2009 and his estate has not yet been put in to probate and my stepmother is not giving us any information about when that will happen.

How are assets discovered after the end of probate?

The Uniform Probate Code, approved by the National Conference Of Commissioners On Uniform State Laws, and recommended for adoption by all states, outlines how post-probate discovery of the decedent’s assets could be handled.

What does it mean when an estate is closed?

An estate refers to someone’s plan for the distribution of their property, belongings, and money after they are deceased. Once an estate has been fully administered and closed, it generally stays that way.

An estate refers to someone’s plan for the distribution of their property, belongings, and money after they are deceased. Once an estate has been fully administered and closed, it generally stays that way.

My mother’s estate was settled and closed in 1999. My father, who was the executor of her estate, died in August 2009 and his estate has not yet been put in to probate and my stepmother is not giving us any information about when that will happen.

If assets belonging to the decedent are found after the close of probate, Section 3-1008 of the Uniform Probate Code permits any interested person to file a petition with the probate court to reopen the estate. The code also provides that any disallowed claim in the original probate may not be submitted as a new claim against the found assets.

The Uniform Probate Code, approved by the National Conference Of Commissioners On Uniform State Laws, and recommended for adoption by all states, outlines how post-probate discovery of the decedent’s assets could be handled.