Massachusetts upholds its Policy on Promoting Expeditious Probate Administration

By |2021-02-03T06:39:40-05:00January 27th, 2021|Categories: Legal|Tags: , , |

The recent holding In re Estate of Jacqueline Ann Kendall emphasizes the State’s desire to advocate for efficient probate administration among both creditors and heirs. Sheer statutory interpretation by the Supreme Judicial Court determined that the Commonwealth’s MassHealth program will not be the exception to its ultimate time limit policy when it comes to recovering claims against an estate. This rule is firmly rooted in the recent holding of In re Estate of Kendall,