Fiduciary Embezzlement – Probate Litigation

A duly appointed personal representative of an estate, who was the decedent’s daughter, failed to account for the bulk of her mother’s estate to her siblings who where entitled heirs. Suit was brought in the Suffolk County Probate and Family Court where we were able to force the personal representative to provide a full accounting. A sizable judgment against the personal representative was obtained for the full amount of the money that was stolen plus attorney’s fees was obtained. Through aggressive collection efforts, we were able to seize a substantial part of the stolen funds for the heirs.