231 Pa. Code § 10.6 - Status Report by Personal Representative
Current through Register Vol. 52, No. 16, April 16, 2022
Note : Rule 10.6 is based upon former Rule 6.12, except that this Rule no longer includes former subparagraph (d) that prohibited the Register from charging a fee for filing the status report. The form of status report required by Rule 10.6 is set forth in the Appendix.
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Rule 10.6.Status Report by Personal Representative.
(a) Report of Uncompleted Administration. If administration of an estate has not been completed within two years of the decedent’s death, the personal representative or counsel shall file at such time, and annually thereafter until the administration is completed, a report with the Register showing the date by which the personal representative or his, her, or its counsel reasonably believes administration will be completed.
(b) Report of Completed Administration. Upon completion of the administration of an estate, the personal representative or his, her or its counsel shall file with the Register a report showing:
(1) completion of administration of the estate;
(2) whether a formal Account was filed with the Orphans’ Court;
(3) whether a complete Account was informally stated to all parties in interest;
(4) whether final distribution has been completed; and
(5) whether approvals of the Account, receipts, joinders and releases have been filed with the clerk.
(c) Form of Status Report. The report required by this Rule shall be in the form approved by the Supreme Court.
(d) Copy of Rule. Upon the grant of letters, the Register shall give a copy of Rule 10.6 to each personal representative not represented by counsel.
(e) Failure to File a Status Report. After at least ten (10) days subsequent to providing written notice to a delinquent personal representative and counsel, the Register shall inform the court of the failure to file the report required by this Rule with a request that the court conduct a hearing to determine what sanctions, if any, should be imposed.
Rule 10.6 is based upon former Rule 6.12, except that this Rule no longer includes former subparagraph (d) that prohibited the Register from charging a fee for filing the status report. The form of status report required by Rule 10.6 is set forth in the Appendix.