I Have Been Named Executor of an Estate. What Does This Mean?

In all likelihood, the average person has never served as an executor for someone’s estate.  In many instances, the executor named in a will remains unaware of having been chosen for the position until after a loved one’s death. If one of these situations applies to you, it's smart to do a little … [Read more...]

As a Beneficiary, Do I Have a Right to Question the Executor?

We receive a number of calls from beneficiaries having problems dealing with executors in probating an estate. Conflicts seem to arise most often when the executor is a step-parent of the beneficiary. These situations can be difficult, but it is important to know that as a beneficiary of an estate, … [Read more...]

What Does an Executor Do after Someone Dies in Texas?

Most people named as an executor in someone’s will fall into one of two categories — either they’ve never served as a personal representative, or they didn’t even know they had been selected for the job. If you fall into one of those categories, or both, don’t despair. While serving as executor of … [Read more...]