How do you remove someone as coexecutor of an estate?

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How do you remove someone as coexecutor of an estate?

I am sole heir of my late
father…there are no other
biological children. I felt
obligated so i named my 2
stepbrothers as my co-executors
of his estate. My stepbrothers
want to be removed as co-executors
and i want this as well. How do I
do this? Do I have to have an
attorney since we all are in
agreement of this?

Asked on January 18, 2017 under Estate Planning, Oklahoma

Answers:

SJZ, Member, New York Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 4 years ago | Contributor

They can be removed by consent without an attorney, by simply filing a documents, signed by all of you, with the court memorandizing their consent to being removed. The easiest and least expensive way to do this is to call the clerk's office at the probate court for instructions as to the type of document they want and how to file it.


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