It is the responsibility of the Executors appointed in a Will to administer the estate, but there is more to the role than many people realise. The moment the Testator (the person who has made the Will or given a legacy) dies, the role of the Executor(s) (person or institution appointed by a Testator to carry out the terms of their Will) begins and there are some very important initial duties:
Sadly, many family members are appointed as Executors in Wills, but have no idea of the responsibility and often do not know they have been appointed in the Will until the Testator dies. The great news is that where Executors do not feel able to complete the role, we can assist you with the estate administration taking away the burden when many are grieving.
INHERITANCE TAX PLANNING, WILL WRITING, TRUSTS AND TAXATION ARE NOT REGULATED BY THE FINANCIAL CONDUCT AUTHORITY.