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"More than one executor for family matters"

  • TheMom
    Posted: Aug 21, 2011 05:36 PM
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    Sandy, UT
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    Hi there, I am wondering if a family ( or my parents) can name more than one of their children executor of their estate? There is definitely extreme tension .


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    Boom Staff
    Posted: Sep 28, 2011 06:55 PM
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    That would certainly be a tension-inducing situation. But take note: being an executor is not an easy role by any means. Executors have to endure an often grueling and complex process after the person who appoints them passes away; it’s a heavy responsibility and those who may be interested in being named as such should consider all that’s involved.

    For a detailed overview of what executors must do, check out:

    Many experts recommend appointing at least two executors, so that if something were to happen to one of them, there would be another to step into the role.

    - submitted by Boomerater Staff

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