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What is a Letter of Wishes?

Occasionally, an executor will find an envelope with the Will.  What may be inside is what is often referred to as a “Letter of Wishes” (other names include “Memorandum to the Trustee” or “Memorandum to a Will”).  Inside are the … Continue reading

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Executors – How to Survive the Waiting Game

You know the expression – “hurry up and wait”.  You do everything in your power to get to a certain point and then you find that you can go no further until something outside your control happens.  As the executor … Continue reading

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Clearance Certificates

Yes, like the top of the form above says, you have to ask for one and the piece of paper that you receive (Form TX21) is not that impressive-looking considering how important it is. But what exactly is a Clearance … Continue reading

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Money, Money, Money

When named as executor you still have a choice – whether to accept the position or not.  Depending on your circumstances you may feel that you don’t have the time or inclination to do so.  But, if you’re still willing … Continue reading

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