Executor of an estate Texas

After becoming executor of an estate, how long
is it good for?

Asked on March 26, 2017 under Estate Planning, Texas


SJZ, Member, New York Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 3 years ago | Contributor

Once the court confirms you as executor, you are the executor until the estate is probate and settled, or--if you are taking unreasonably long or doing something wrong (e.g. not following the instructions of the will) and some interested party (e.g. an heir or beneficiary) brings a court action for your failures as an executor and a court agrees with them and removes you.

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