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What are an Executor's duties?

At Wilson & Fish, our expert executry lawyers regularly assist clients in carrying out their executry duties. We understand that acting as an executor can be a daunting prospect – at our firm, you can be assured that we will provide clear, detailed, and tailored advice.

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Common Failings of an Executor

There are a number of common failings that executors can fall into which lead to disputes and complicate the process. Problems can arise because not everyone fully understands exactly what they are taking on. In this blog, we have listed three common failings you should be aware of before accepting the appointment of executor.

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The Difference Between Probate and Estate Administration

Despite both Probate and Estate Administration being associated with handling an individual’s estate after they’ve died, both are defined differently and often misunderstood.

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Three Surprising Hazards of Being an Executor

Being named in someone’s will as the executor is a great honour. However, it is important to know that you are not required to accept the appointment. Before you accept, here are some of the potential hazards an executor should bear in mind.

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Executor Liable for Inheritance Tax

Acting as an executor for an estate carries a great deal of responsibility and therefore it is important to be aware of all the potential complications that can arise.

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30 November 2018
At Wilson & Fish, our expert executry lawyers regularly assist clients in carrying out their executry duties. We understand that acting as an executor can be a daunting prospect – at our firm, you...
12 November 2018
There are a number of common failings that executors can fall into which lead to disputes and complicate the process. Problems can arise because not everyone fully understands exactly what they are ta...

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