Executor's Briefing

You have accepted the appointment and taken up executorship of an estate, but do you really know what your roles and responsibilities of an executor are?

As an executor of a will, you are responsible for administering the assets and carrying out the wishes of the testator as outlined in his/her will. You are also bound by fiduciary duty, which means the law holds to a particular standard the manner in which you carry out the wishes of the deceased – honestly, diligently and fairly. However, few are are experienced or prepared to be executors when the time comes.

In this session, we will share more on the duties and liabilities of executors.

Topics covered:

  • Who is an executor?
  • Roles and responsibilities of an executor
  • Applying for a Grant of Probate (a court order to allow the executor to start the process of distributing the estate)
  • Distributing the assets according to the Will

As an executor, the testator has committed much trust unto you to pass on their legacy when they are no longer around. Hence, you have a duty to the beneficiaries of the estate and should not take your duties lightly. 

  • 19 August 2019, Monday
  • 7PM – 8 PM
  • Suntec City Tower 2, #30-01/02
    9 Temasek Boulevard, Singapore 038989

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