An Executor (male) Executrix (female) is the person(s) appointed and named in a Will to administer an estate when a person dies.
An individual or professional organization, such as a bank's trust department, named in a will to administer an estate upon the death of the owner.
An individual or institution nominated in a will and appointed by a court to settle the estate of an individual. If a woman is appointed, she may be called an executrix. In some states, such individuals or institutions may be called personal representatives.
A person appointed by the testator (one who has made a will) to carry out the directions and requests of the will and distribute the property accordingly. See also Administrator/Administratrix.
Man/ woman named in a Will to distribute the estate.
(aka: Personal Representative) A person named in a will to carry out the wishes and intentions of the will, also known as a personal representative.
A person or an institution named by an individual in his/her will to settle his/her estate in accordance with the terms of his/her will
person or persons named in a will to carry out the terms in the will (executor,male; executrix, female)
Male or female named as the person who administers an estate.
The person named in a Will to handle the property of someone who has died. The executor/executrix must collect and manage the property, pay debts and taxes, and then distribute what is left as specified in the Will. In addition the executor/executrix handles any probate court proceedings and takes care of day to day tasks such as terminating leases and credit cards and notifying people and organisations of the death. Executor/Executrix is also sometimes called a personal representative.
An individual or institution named in a Will to administer the estate of the person making the will. The executor legally steps into the shoes of the decedent and represents the estate in the probate court. The executor accounts for all your assets, paying your expenses, just debts and taxes and to make the distribution of your assets to your beneficiaries and/or trustee according to the terms of your Will and any other documents. In Ohio the executor is also called the personal representative. The executor is the fiduciary of the estate.
Person appointed by the testator (maker) to carry out the directions and requests in his/her Will.
(Also known as Personal Representative) A person or institution named in the Will to carry out the provisions and directions of the Will.
Person charged with carrying out the wishes of the testator (executrix if female)
a person appointed in a will to carry out the instructions in the will. Two or more people may serve as co-executors.
The person named by a decedent in his/her will to carry out the provisions of the will.
male or female respectively, named by the person making the WILL to administer their estate upon their death. More info. Free Checklist.
The person(s) or institution appointed to administer an estate in accordance with the terms and conditions of a will. For an article on choosing an executor, please click here.
The person or corporation appointed by an individual and named in the will to administer the estate.
The personal representative of an estate for which a probate is open and in which there is a will.
The person or organization you designate to carry out the instructions in your will.
Same as administrator. Executor connotes male; executrix connotes female.
An individual appointed through a Will to administer and distribute property upon the testator's death. Executor is the male version and Executrix is the female form of the word.
A person named in a will to administer an estate. The court will appoint an administrator if no executor is named. "Executrix" is the feminine form.
A court approved person charged with the maintenance and distributions of the assets and liabilities of a deceased.
The man/woman appointed in a will to carry out the requests of the will. Contrast with Administrator/Administratrix.
A person who is appointed by the deceased to take care of his estate, to ensure that his assets are distributed according to his last written Will.