Estate Executor’s Duties During the Probate Process

The responsibilities of being the executor for an estate are extremely complex and significant. Of course, time and effort required differ depending on estate size. However, even small estates require the performance of important duties that must be performed in the correct manner to avoid unnecessary issues.
Some of the duties performed by the estate executor include:

  • Safeguarding assets
  • Petitioning the court for probate
  • Gather and inventory assets
  • Obtain appraisals of assets
  • Administers the estate
  • Makes all tax returns
  • Settles proper claims
  • Distributes probate estate
  • Obtains final discharge

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