Lori Ashmore Peters
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Helping Dallas, Park Cities, Highland Park Texas Area Families with Estate Planning, Probate & Litigation

The most important person you can choose to handle your affairs after your death is an Independent Executor. During this Google+ Hangout we will discuss the duties of an Independent Executor.

You’ve been appointed an Independent Executor…what now?

The Court has appointed you to a position of great expectation. As an Independent Executor, you hold a significant amount of responsibility. It’s important to contact a qualified attorney to guide you through this process.

What is an Independent Executor?

An Executor is considered independent if the decedent died without a Will or if the decedent left a Will that specifically states that his Executor should be independent. When the Executor is independent, they are not dependent upon the Court for oversight and approval of all actions.

General Duties

1. Collect all assets;

2. Pay off any debts;

3. Distribute the estate assets according to the Will or according to Texas law.

For additional information on Independent Executors, read our blog, The Duties of an Independent Executor.

Do You Need To Speak With An Experienced Probate Lawyer In The Dallas Area?

If you need to speak to an experienced probate lawyer please contact us online or call our Dallas office directly at 214.559.7202. We help clients throughout the Dallas area with all of their probate needs and look forward to helping you.