How to have an executor removed?

There is a Will that has named an executor and a co-executor to the estate with 5 beneficiaries, all siblings. The executor the oldest son has started to

Asked on April 25, 2017 under Estate Planning, Georgia

Answers:

M.D., Member, California and New York Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 3 years ago | Contributor

An executor of an estate is under a "fiduciary duty" to administer estate matters in an honest and competent manner. If they fail to do so, then the beneficiaries can have them removed. Here, the ground would be for self-dealing. At this point you may want to consult directly with an attorney on all of this. In the meantime, here is a link to an article that you will find to be of help: https://law.freeadvice.com/estate_planning/wills/removing-executor-of-will.htm


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