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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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    VIC Can I be declared Next of Kin?

    My deceased relative (father's cousin) in Northern Ireland had assets in Australia. He died many years ago and left a will with his brother-in-law and his lawyer in Northern Ireland as Executors. The brother-in-law collected the Australian and Northern Irish assets many years ago (in Australia...
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    NSW Executors Powers

    I am not sure what the following clause in respect of the Executor's powers means: (i) appropriate any asset of the estate not specifically given (despite the asset being subject to a trust for sale) without the consent of any beneficiary in full or part satisfaction of a legacy or share of...
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    QLD Solicitor not communicating to Joint Executors

    Good morning, My sister is a joint executor of a will. The other executor is the husband who is also a beneficiary. The estate (super) is going equally to her young daughters (in trust) with a percentage going to the husband. My sister recently received correspondence from the solicitor and...
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    VIC Joint executors and beneficiaries

    OK - The will states "I DIRECT my Trusties to sell my unit ..." (emphasis as printed) to date no probate has been applied for and the relocatable DPU resides on one 1 trustees property. There are several joint executors & trusties (they are the only beneficiaries listed and are all executors &...
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    QLD Executors

    My father passed one of his properties over to myself and the other to my brother .I didnt have to sign no contracts or agreements with the transfer.That was 20 years ago .my dad has just passed away and we are waiting on the reading of the will.The land is still in my name but dads property...
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    QLD 2 Executors and Form 105 "Affidavit Supporting Probate Application"

    My sister and I are executors of our brother's estate, She lives in Sydney, I in Qld. Do we both have to be deponents to Form 105? If so, is it ok for one to sign and JP to witness in Qld and send form to Sydney for my sister to sign and have a different JP in Sydney to witness and then Lodge...
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    QLD What can I do about stubborn executors?

    Hi everyone, My mum died in August 2018 and her assets include household belongings, property and cash in the bank. My three siblings are executors, but one of them has already helped herself to most of the stuff that was of any value and taken money from the account. Another executor is...
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    NSW Feuding Executors

    Is it possible to request a Magistrate rule on an estate if the Executors do not agree ? If I try and get them removed so that the estate can proceed I believe we will need to lodge probate again and the costs will be substantial on an estate that is only worth around 550k. Also what happens...
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    WA Executors rights

    My uncle is the executor to my grandfather's estate (only money no property). My grandfather moved to Australia to live with my mum in 2016. Mum cared for him as well as my dad until he went into a nursing home in late 2019. He past this Feb in 2020. My grandfather was in full control of his...
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    QLD Solicitor's Refusal to Recognise all Executors

    My husband's father's estate has four executors and the estate solicitor is refusing to communicate with all four executors - Does each executor have the right to the same information and correspondence that the estate solicitor is only giving one or two executors ? My husband has asked that he...