How to Remove an Executor from an Estate

How to Remove an Executor from an Estate

When someone is named as the executor of an estate, they have a fiduciary duty to act in the best interest of all heirs and creditors. This includes gathering assets, notifying beneficiaries and creditors, paying taxes and valid claims and, finally, distributing the...
How to Close an Estate in Texas

How to Close an Estate in Texas

The executor of a Texas estate has a lot of responsibilities, but most of their work is over when the assets are ready to be distributed to the named beneficiaries. By this point, they have taken all of the following steps, and many others: Contacting all...
What are Co-Independent Executors?

What are Co-Independent Executors?

A person’s will typically names one individual as the executor, meaning that they have complete control over the estate and any proceedings that follow as part of the probate process. But what happens when a will names two (or more) executors to have authority over...