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An executor is someone who is responsible for executing, or following through on, an assigned task or duty. The feminine form, executrix, may sometimes be used.

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    NSW Executor / Estate Attorney Demanding Beneficiaries Sign Statutory Declarations in order to Receive their Distributions from Estate

    I am one of ten (10) beneficiaries of a Will in equal shares. The estate is all cash. I have been asked to sign a Statutory Declaration that includes provisions regarding a) not being an undischarged bankrupt, b) I have not pledged estate assets to secure a debt and also c) to indemnify the...
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    WA Duties/notifications/timeline for executor handling a deceased estate.

    So I have managed to navigate my way through the probate process and have now been granted probate. Question 1. I've read that a challenge or debt can be claimed for 12 months from the death (family) and 6 months from the grant of probate (debt claim). One of the beneficiaries would like to get...
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    SA Wills executor

    My mother left money to kids Till 21 Can I make the kids use money for home rather than waste it on a car
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    NSW A will without an Executor

    I'm writing on behalf of my sister-in-law in Sydney. Her 93 y.o. mother has Alzheimers. Mum had her will made up many years ago and appointed her brother as Executor. Last year her brother passed away. Sister and her brother have joint Power of Attorney but no one has done anything about...
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    NSW Executor denied access to property by caravan park owner before and after probate

    Major caravan park owner continues to deny access to a cabin
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    NSW Executor refusing to respond

    Hi, I have a situation where there are multiple Executors of an estate, the executors are siblings. Some Executors do not get along. It has taken 3 years to get to the final stage of addressing the main asset being the house of the deceased. One Executor is not responding to email...
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    VIC forced removal of executor

    I am co-executor with my younger sister. She is 55% beneficiary and i am 13%. I have no issues with these numbers. Probate was granted 12 months ago. Our late fathers estate is extremely messy as he was an extreme hoarder. It is taking way more time than a usual estate to clean and prepare for...
  8. Jacci

    VIC What do you do if an executor is not adhering to their obligations

    What course of action can be taken if an executor is not fulfilling their obligations
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    Executor Maladministration

    I’ve just found out that my grandmother left my $20k in her will. My father was the executor and he just kept it for himself. This was over 12 years ago. Is there anything I can do about it or is it too late? I was an adult at the time of her death.
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    Hi, my step sister has full control of my deceased step mothers estate. I have searched the QLD public trustee site and she doesn't appear to have applied for probate. She is the enduring power of attorney for my Dad and her deceased Mother and has control over both their bank accounts. All my...