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Executors can Face Unexpected Challenges

When someone dies, the person appointed to administer their estate is known as an executor. An executor is often a family member or an executry solicitor, and is usually either appointed in the deceased’s will or by the court.

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Artist’s estate in court battle

The estate of the late American artist, Thomas Kinkade, has become embroiled in a court battle, as his widow and girlfriend argue over the validity of two handwritten wills.

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Probate and estate administration should be regulated

The Legal Services Consumer Panel has called for probate and estate administration services in England and Wales to be regulated and made reserved activities.

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Recluse leaves unexpected legacy to church

A former farmer, who lived as a seemingly impoverished recluse in a caravan, has left a generous legacy to his local church, reports the Daily Mail.

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Actress leaves estate to children

Recently released probate records have revealed that the actress Susannah York, who died last year, left an estate worth around £2.7 million, reports the Daily Mail.

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