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Old December 9th, 2009, 06:09
Anniesong Anniesong is offline
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Question WILL help/ advice

What is the role of an executor 'exactly'?
any help appreciated

My mum has appointed a executor and is under the impression that all they have to do is read her will after her death..and carry out her wishes of the funeral arrangements and to also give out to the people mentioned in it the x amount of money or gifts etc? (the Will is held at a solicitors but is to be handed to the appointed executor after her death - so I gather after that it's out of the solicitors hands.....not sure on that one, again any help appreciated).

Is this correct, I have looked it up online and have stressed to my mum that there is alot more to it than that?
How ever she is adament that NO this is all they have to do, what I have asked to be done in my will regarding arrangements etc. She doesn't seem to grasp have any concept, that the executor will be in charge of the selling of her house etc.
I am very concerned about how she sees it?

She also says that, she has appointed this person as they have not been named in the Will, because she again seems to think (has been informed)
if your a executor you can't be named in the Will, to which I stressed that is incorrect.

any help much appreciated
on any matters on this


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