8 Tips for Will & Trust Executors

  When a person makes a Will, to ensure that their money, possessions and property are distributed according to their wishes and to avoid family disputes they need to elect an executor. What you need to understand if you agree to be a Will or Trust executor. If you are asked to be an executor you will be legally responsible for managing the deceased person’s financial and personal affairs until the probate or trust process is completed and assets distributed. It is therefore very important that you understand your responsibilities, whether you will be sole or joint executor and that,…

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The 9 Steps of Probate

Here's what you need to know if you are the Executor or Administrator of a Will. Handling a deceased person’s Estate can be incredibly stressful and depending on the size or complexity of their Estate the Probate process can be complicated and can take up to 12 months to settle. An Estate includes everything an individual owned and the person responsible for dealing with the Estate after their death needs to be aware of the list of administrative affairs they will be responsible for when dealing with the Probate process. Estates that include property and/or large sums of capital and…

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