What to do if I’m named as the executor of my father’s estate?

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What to do if I’m named as the executor of my father’s estate?

The good news is that there is no estate – no assets, no property. There are items listed in the Will but they no longer exist. The personal possessions listed are no longer in his possession, and there are no monies, insurance benefits or anything else. What legal responsiblities do I have to put this to bed? He lived in another state.

Asked on June 28, 2013 under Estate Planning, Georgia

Answers:

Nathan Wagner / Law Office of Nathan Wagner

Answered 8 years ago | Contributor

If there are no assets in your father's estate and no debts owed to him, then there is nothing for the executor to do.


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