If you are named executor of estate, you have to think carefully about your willingness to fulfill this important responsibility after a death. Many people who are named by a deceased a executor of a will will decide that they want to fulfill this role because they want to honor the wishes of their departed loved one. However, it is not always practical or possible for a person who has been named as an executor to actually serve as an executor. In these cases, you need to know what will happen.
If you do not want to be an executor of estate, you do not have to do so and the probate process will continue with someone else appointed to fulfill the role. The Law Offices of James A. Miller can provide advice on the specifics of your situation and on who is likely to be named as executor of an estate if you decline to do the job. Give us a call today to find out more.