What Skills Will You Need?
The Executor to Settle an Estate – The best trustees and executors are patient, kind, careful, considerate, unquestionably honest, organized, and a desire to do a good job. Executors must get along with people, especially the other beneficiaries, and need a reasonable amount of time to spare. You should expect to spend many hours lasting about six months to a year to get the job complete.
You will not need to be a financial giant or legal expert as you can always get personal or professional help with your legal or financial tasks. You can ask a sibling for help or hire a professional such as an accountant, tax preparer, lawyer, real estate broker, and on and on who have the expertise and experience you need. Their fees will be paid from the estate money, not your own finances.
Some executors gladly turn over the whole probate process to a legal expert, while others will do the routine work themselves and consult experts from time to time to get over the rough patches.
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