The Executor of an Estate

Seven Tips if You Are the Executor of an Estate | Fox Business.

Are you the executor of an estate?  If you are, you can take pride in knowing your parents REALLY trust you!  Being the executor of an estate is serious business and involves basic knowledge of the law an in most cases-  a good lawyer.

This article lists seven tips if you are the executor of an estate.  This is something I have little personal knowledge about; but was greater informed after reading this article (I also felt relief that I don’t have to deal with this).

My mother is the executor of my grandparents’ estate.  My grandfather is deceased and my mother oversees all financial affairs for my grandmother who is 94 and lives in an assisted living.  One way she stays on track with all the responsibilities is to maintain detailed records of my grandmother’s expenses, taxes, etc.

Being the executor of an estate is one of those “necessary evils” in that it certainly can be a stressful position (especially if the adult siblings aren’t close).  If you are the executor of an estate, I think you’ll find this article beneficial.  I’d love to hear about your experience.

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