The executor of a will collects the assets of an estate, pays outstanding debts and taxes, and ensures that those named in the will receive the property that the decedent specified they should have, according to DoYourOw... More »

The duties of the executor of a living trust include deciding whether probate is required after the trust maker dies, deciding who inherits the property listed in the trust, filing the will and establishing an estate ban... More » Business & Finance Investing

The executor of a will is changed through a codicil, which is an amendment to a will, according to A.L. Kennedy for LegalZoom. The codicil is written on a separate sheet of paper with the exact wording used in the origin... More » Business & Finance Financial Planning

After someone dies, an estate going through probate involves proving in court the validity of the decedent's will, determining the decedent's assets, appraising the assets, and paying off taxes and bills, explains Nolo. ... More »

The executor of a will is responsible for managing the deceased person's assets until the debts have been paid and funds dispersed according to the terms of the will, according to Nolo. In most cases, the executor must s... More »

The executor of an estate is responsible for paying all debts and taxes of the deceased and ensuring that all beneficiaries receive their allotted shares of the estate, according to Nolo. An executor does not have to be ... More »

The executor of a will is responsible for protecting the property of a deceased person until all of the taxes and debts have been paid, according to Nolo. The executor also transfers the remaining property to the benefic... More » Government & Politics Law