Your executor will be responsible for ensuring your Will is administered according to your wishes, and as such, it should be a person you trust. Most of our users appoint a relative (like a partner or adult child), or a trusted friend, but this is a personal choice. If you want to ensure impartiality and minimise the risk of family conflict you may choose to use a professional like a lawyer or an accountant to be the executor of your Will.
With every Will purchased we provide a checklist of things to do following the passing of a loved one, which is part of the pack that we email your executor. This includes things like how to obtain medical and death certificates, organise the funeral, and obtain probate if required. This means, even if you appoint an executor who has no experience administering a Will, they will have clear instructions and guidance on the things to do following your death.
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