On the return of process issued as prescribed in the preceding
section the court must take the account, hear the proofs of the parties
respecting it and make such order or decree as justice shall require.
2. The fiduciary may be examined under oath by any party to the
proceeding either before or after filing objections, if any, to the
account, as to any matter relating to his or her administration of the
estate. The party conducting such examination shall be entitled to all
rights granted under article thirty-one of the civil practice law and
rules with respect to document discovery, regardless of whether such
examination takes place before or after such party files objections.