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

Answers:

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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