Illinois Panel Affirms Order Requiring Attorney To Return POA Fees To Estate

(January 30, 2023, 12:10 PM EST) -- OTTAWA, Ill. — An Illinois appeals court affirmed a lower court judgment for the Illinois attorney general, who intervened in a probate dispute opposing the decedent’s executor’s request to retain power of attorney (POA) fees paid by the estate, finding that the lower court correctly determined that the executor’s claim for POA fees, for which he was required to file a claim with the probate court, is now time-barred, while making “one small correction” to deduct $600 in pre-death work from the amount the executor is required to refund to the estate....

Attached Documents

Related Sections