What is the role of an Executor or Administrator of an estate?

In the administration process, an executor or administrator is responsible for conducting various duties and obligations, such as calling in assets into the estate, sorting the liabilities and distributing the estate in accordance with the last Will of the deceased (or if there is no Will, then in accordance with the rules around intestacy).

Subject to the terms of the Will, the complexity of the estate and whether there are any disputes, the time it takes to administer an estate can vary from six months to several years. We find that we can complete most estates for our clients with uncontested matters within twelve months.

The professional, experienced and understanding team at Estate First can assist you with the knowledge, guidance and support required to ensure that your loved one’s estate is handled efficiently and with care at this difficult time.

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