The parties interested in an Estate can petition the Court to force an Executor or Administrator to account.
The AG may be a statutory party in some Estate proceedings.
The Surrogate’s Court appoints a Guardian Ad Litem to protect the interests of parties who may not be able to protect themselves.
The Public Administrator is a government appointee who has varying roles in an Estate.
Judges can review proposed purchases of a deceased’s real property to prevent potentially predatory practices.
Preliminary Letters Testamentary allow a Preliminary Executor to handle the business of the Estate pending probate.