9.4
Petition to the Orphans' Court Division to Show Cause Why Administrator Should Not Be Removed in Accordance with 20 Pa. C.S.A. 3182 and 3183

 
 
 
 

[SEE CAPTION AT 1.3.1]

 
 

PRELIMINARY DECREE

 
 

Now,___________________, 20____, upon consideration of the annexed Petition it is hereby ORDERED and DECREED that a Citation is awarded directed to John Dunn, to show cause why he should not be removed as Administrator of the Estate of Joseph B. Dunn, Deceased.

 

The Citation is returnable sec. leg.

 
 
 
   
 
J.
 
 
 

 
 
 

[SEE CAPTION AT 1.3.1]

 
 

DECREE

 
 

Now,___________________, 20____, upon consideration of the annexed Petition, and following a hearing thereon at which just cause was shown, it is hereby ORDERED and DECREED that John Dunn is removed as Administrator of the Estate of Joseph B. Dunn, Deceased. The Register of Wills is directed to grant Letters of Administration, d.b.n. to the persons entitled thereto, and John Dunn is directed to deliver the assets of the estate, along with all books, accounts and papers relating thereto to the Administrator so appointed.

 
 
 
   
 
J.
 
 
 

 
 
 

[SEE CAPTION AT 1.3.2]

 
 

PETITION

 
 

The Petition of Jane R. Dunn respectfully states that:

 
1.

Petitioner is the widow of Joseph B. Dunn, a resident of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, who died intestate on January 1, 1999.
 
2.
Decedent's sole heirs are Petitioner and John Dunn, decedent's son and only issue, who is of age.
     
3.
On February 1, 1999, Letters of Administration were granted on the estate of the decedent to John Dunn, pursuant to a renunciation executed by Petitioner.
     
4.
Respondent has failed to take steps to properly administer the Estate of Joseph B. Dunn, Deceased, including but not limited to marshaling the assets, filing an Inventory or filing income and inheritance tax returns.
     
5.
  Under 20 Pa. C.S.A. 3182(1), the Court, upon Petition of any party in interest alleging adequate grounds for removal, may remove the personal representative when he is failing to perform any duty imposed by law.
 

Wherefore, Petitioner respectfully requests that a Citation be awarded, directed to John Dunn, to show cause why he should not be removed as Administrator of the Estate of Joseph B. Dunn, Deceased.

 
 
 
   
 

Jane R. Dunn

 
 
 
 
 
 

 
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