Naming an executor may be one of the most important decisions you will make during your estate planning process. This person will be responsible for a long list of duties: from funeral wishes to determining what assets and liabilities are present in the estate, protecting those assets, locating beneficiaries and more.
Executorship can be a daunting task that necessitates very specific personal qualities. Although appointing a family member as executor is usually the traditional and default option, it isn’t always appropriate and it can strain family relationships. Watch the full video below for key insights from trust Lawyer Jamie Kidd and Linnea McKercher, VP Portfolio Manager at CWB Wealth Management. If you would like to receive future episodes directly to your inbox, fill out the form at the bottom of this page.
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Executor Core Tasks
To help you understand the complexities and process of administering an estate, we’ve put together an exclusive document listing some of the core tasks involved.
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