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Does the attorney of a trust only have an obligation to the trustee or does he act on behalf of the beneficiaries also?

1 Answers. Asked on Jun 13th, 2017 on Trusts and Estates - California
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I have attempted to communicate with the attorney but he will not respond to my emails. What should I do? Also, have requested the 16061.7 document, no response and also an accounting, again no response. Frustrated.
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Answered on Jun 14th, 2017 at 1:34 PM

An attorney for the trustee only represents the trustee, not any of the beneficiaries.

As a beneficiary of the trust, you will have to retain your own counsel and sue for a copy of the trust and an accounting.

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