The Post October/November 2022

What is an Executor and what do they do?

The legal definition of an Executor is ‘a person appointed to deal with someone’s financial and administrative affairs after they die’. An executor is appointed in a Last Will and Testament.

Step 1 – Register the death

Step 2 – Locate the Will and secure property and assets

Step 3 – Arrange the funeral

Step 4Administering an estate

Step 5 – Grant of Probate