Should I Appoint More Than One of My Children To Be My Executor?

Your Executor/Executrix* is the person that carries out the provisions of your Will and settles your estate. It’s not an easy job, and it requires a significant investment of time, emotions and resources. You may think that sharing this responsibility among your children will make things easier for them, but that is not the case. An Executor has to make firm decisions, sign off on documents and provide input into Read More

What Does An Executor Do?

An Executor* is the person appointed by the testator (the person that created a Will) to carry out the provisions in the Will and see to the settling of the estate. Asking someone to be your Executor is not an easy task. This person will become responsible for nearly 150 duties after your death, including: Checking for insurance on the deceased’s life and property Securing the list of the deceased’s property Read More