How to Name an Executor of a Will?

Answer An executor of your will is a person named to handle your affairs after you die. When choosing an executor, you must find a reliable, trustworthy person who will handle the duties in an honest mann... Read More »

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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 »

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 »

Can an executor of a will also be a beneficiary?

An executor of a will can also be a beneficiary. There is no law prohibiting beneficiaries from being executors; however, having an executor who is also a beneficiary may cause conflict among benef... Read More »

Can the Executor of a Will Receive Gifts?

Conceptually, an estate is a temporary entity that owns the assets and owes the debts of a deceased person. The executor of a will becomes the fiduciary of an estate -- meaning he agrees to act on ... Read More »