It is very common for individuals to be named as a trustee of a trust or executor of a will and not understand the importance of their role. Trustees and executors are fiduciaries, which means they owe a legal duty to act in the best interests of the beneficiaries of an estate. One misstep and the fiduciary is subject to being sued for failure act as they were required to by law.
We advise and represent successor trustees, executors, and administrators during the post-death administration period of a trust, will, or estate. Peace of mind goes a long way.