Do all the executors named in a will have to apply for probate?

Who can be named as an executor? A testator (the writer of the will) may choose whomever they want as the executor of their Will, in most cases the executor will be a family member, close friend, solicitor or bank. It is recommended to choose family and friends over professional executors, read more about why here. The testators chosen executor will be named in their will and upon the testators death will have the legal authority to apply for a grant of probate. It is common for 2 executors to be named in a Will, however there is actually no … Continue reading Do all the executors named in a will have to apply for probate?