Thousands of Iowa Executors Are Avoiding Fiduciary Removal Proceedings Through Open Communication With Beneficiaries

Many times, executors don’t join forces with beneficiaries while performing their probate duties, causing discord among successors about how to settle the estate. Parties often work out their issues without court interference, but if their disconnect reaches a standstill, the estate suffers winding down delays, and the heirs might seek to remove or replace the fiduciary who they believe is …