How to Be Made an Executor With No Will?

Answer When a person dies without a written will it is called dying "intestate." In such cases, the deceased person's property will be administered by a county probate court. The court will appoint a per... Read More »

Top Q&A For: How to Be Made an Executor With No Will

What does it mean to be the executor to a will?

An executor of a will is an individual appointed and sworn in by a court who has the responsibility of settling an estate by completing tasks like paying bills and selling property. Often, the exec... Read More »

How much do i pay an executor of a will?

Compensation for executors is limited by state laws, which vary, but fees usually range from two to four percent of the assets of the estate. Since executor fees are based on the value of an estate... Read More »

How to Be an Executor?

An executor of a will is the person tasked to handle a deceased person's final wishes, whether it be financial distribution or property transfers. The executor is also in charge of funeral arrangem... Read More »

DIY Executor of Will?

While larger and more complicated estate matters are often handled by a professional, many times a person trusted by the family or appointed by the court is named as executor to administer the will... Read More »