Do I get paid to be the executor of a Will?

The role of executor can be a time consuming, complicated and stressful job so it is not uncommon to feel that you should receive some compensation for taking on the work. However executors are not automatically entitled to be paid to be the executor or for their time spent in administering the estate. When can a non-professional be paid to be the executor? An executor that is a family member, friend or any other none professional is not entitled to be paid for administering the estate. However an executor can also be named as a beneficiary of an estate. The testator … Continue reading Do I get paid to be the executor of a Will?