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The role of the executor of a Will

Your role and responsibilities explained

Being named as an Executor of a Will brings with it complicated and sometimes onerous duties when someone dies and often takes months to complete. It is important to get it right because the Executor is legally responsible for administering the estate according to the wishes of the Will. They are responsible for everything they do or fail to do in this regard.

This can be a very daunting prospect, especially once you come to realise that the role carries with it considerable administrative, legal and tax responsibilities. If you find yourself in this situation don’t worry, we are here to help.

Some of our most frequently asked questions are listed in the following pages but each case is unique and you may have your own questions to ask. Our team can help, providing free initial advice and guidance on these responsibilities and if required, we’ll take on the role on your behalf.

Rest assured, we’re here to provide personal, confidential and expert advice to you.

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