The role of acting as an Executor to a deceased person's estate is a very important one. It involves winding up a estate according to specific legal duties, which are particular to the Executor themselves. This was recently confirmed in the judgment of Sheriff John Neil McCormick, where the Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) and law firm Brodies received a warning from a Glasgow Sheriff for how they were conducting executry in Scotland.
In a landmark ruling the Botswana High Court has overturned a customary law rule that only allows men to inherit the family home.
Manx National Heritage (Manx Museum and National Trust) has received an overwhelming response to its request for ideas as to how to spend a £1 million bequest from former Isle of Man resident Donny Collister.
A blog post on the US Government's website recommends that people create a social media will to set out how their online profile and identity should be handled after they die.