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Troubleshooting an eldercare law practice: Executors and warring in-laws

Tuesday, August 14, 2018 @ 8:39 AM | By Tony Baker

For the first article in this series I talked about capacity. I turn now to the second pressing issue, choice of executors (I use the term executor to cover other terms such as estate trustee and executrix).

My main advice is to appoint the person you trust the most. I have had doting mothers who have sons who are financial wizards and my client is convinced that they are best suited to be the executor. However, later it becomes apparent that the golden boy son has...