You’ve been named executor of an estate

If you are reading this then you have just found out that you’ve been named executor of an estate. What does this mean for you? Being named as an executor of an estate, also referred to as a “personal representative”, doesn’t have to be a daunting task. If you get yourself organised from the start the process can run very smoothly. As the executor of an estate you are responsible for the administration, protection and distribution of the estate. The administration of an estate can involve; Gathering information about the deceased’s assets Protecting the estates assets while subject to probate (if … Continue reading You’ve been named executor of an estate