Executors – Your Top 10 Executor Questions Answered

Are you handling an estate for a relative, friend or business partner?

Do you know what’s involved? As an executor, you’ll want to know answers to these top questions:

  1. How do I know I am the executor?
  2. Who pays for the funeral if you are the executor?
  3. When can executors take charge of the estate?
  4. Is it difficult acting as an executor?
  5. How long does it take to handle an estate?
  6. Does an executor get paid?
  7. How much do executors get paid?
  8. When should executors get help from professionals?
  9. What is involved to probate an estate?
  10. What assets are included for probate purposes?


About Edward Olkovich

I am a Toronto estate lawyer and Certified Specialist in Estates and Trusts Law. I edit Carswell’s legal guide Compensation and Duties of Estate Trustees, Guardians and Attorneys. I have handled estate disputes and probate problems since 1978.