How to Become the Executor of an Estate?

Answer How do you become the executor of an estate if the named executor is unable or unwilling to meet the responsibilities of the role? Read on, but, please note that the following article may be diffic... Read More »

Top Q&A For: How to Become the Executor of an Estate

Can one sibling be selected to be executor of the estate even though all 5 children have been assigned as executors of the estate?

Generally there are only one or two Executors to a Will. Executor (male) or Executrix (female.) It is odd there should be five Executors. An Executor/Executrix has the right to decline to handle th... Read More »

Can an estate executor be a beneficiary?

On One Hand: No Prohibiting LawThe creator of a will or trust can name anyone they like to be the executor of their estate after their death, regardless of whether or not that person or entity is a... Read More »

Can an investment adviser rep be an executor to an estate?

The role of the executor is to pay the debts on the estate, including taxes and to distribute the remaining assets to beneficiaries according to the will or trust. If the investment adviser has acc... Read More »

Estate Executor Laws in California?

An estate executor is typically appointed by the deceased person in his will to assemble the assets of the deceased and pay estate debts and taxes. The executor also distributes assets as required ... Read More »