Are trustees/executors of deceased estates liable for their costs if they are the losing party in hostile action against the estate?
The request was refused by Ministry of Economic Development.
From: John Creser
Dear Ministry of Economic Development,
Does the Official Assignee of New Zealand consider trustees/executors of deceased estates to be liable or indemnified for their costs if they are the losing party in hostile action against the estate?
From: Grant Slevin
Ministry of Economic Development
Dear Mr Creser, Your request is refused under s 18(e) Official
Information Act 1982 because the information does not exist and
under s 18(h) because the request is frivolous or vexatious. If you
are dissatisfied with this decision you may ask the Ombudsman to
investigate and review it under s28(1)(a)of the Act. Regards, Grant