How to Choose The Executor Of Your Will

How to Choose The Executor Of Your Will

How do you choose who the executor of your will should be? An executor is the person or trustee company who will manage your estate after you die. Your Will names the executor, and gives them power to deal with your estate in accordance with the terms of your Will....
What Are Your Rights As A Beneficiary?

What Are Your Rights As A Beneficiary?

Do you know your rights as a beneficiary, if you’ve been named as one in a will? Perhaps you were expecting to be a beneficiary and have been left out of a will, or you’ve been named unexpectedly as one. Whatever your individual case, you do have rights as...
Choosing the Wrong Executor

Choosing the Wrong Executor

Be careful who you choose as the executor of your estate; sometimes the temptation to commit fraud can be too much. A jealous son who was sick of his brother being the ‘favourite’, was jailed for four years for cheating his brother out of a $1.5 million...
The Responsibilities of the Executor

The Responsibilities of the Executor

The executor of an estate has an obligation to engage in the due administration of the estate. Enormous obligations are cast upon the executors to gather in the estate, pay all testamentary debts and expenses and to distribute the estate in a correct and legal way....
Dishonest Executors Can Devastate Your Estate

Dishonest Executors Can Devastate Your Estate

  Dishonest executors can devastate an estate and ruin families and relationships. When you appoint someone as executor you do so hoping and expecting that they will manage your estate responsibly. But what happens if they don’t? If they fail to fulfill their...