Choosing an Executor for your Will

What is an executor and what do they do? An executor is a person named in the Will by the testator with the legal authority to administer the estate upon their death. The executor has the responsibility of ensuring that the assets are administered according to the law and according to the wishes in the Will. It is the executor’s job to protect the estate in the interest of the beneficiaries, manage the administration and apply for probate (if applicable). Every estate is different and some estates are easier to administer than others so it’s important to choose an executor … Continue reading Choosing an Executor for your Will