The duties of an Executor (where there is a Will) and the duties of an Administrator (where there is no Will) are largely the same. The term Personal Representative is used to refer to either an Executor or Administrator.

We can provide personal, confidential and expert advice to you about your role as a Personal Representative.

Being a Personal Representative brings with it complicated and sometimes onerous duties when someone dies and it often takes months to complete. It is important to get it right because the Personal Representative is legally responsible for administering the estate. They are responsible for everything they do or fail to do in this regard.

This can be a very daunting prospect, especially once you come to realise that the role carries with it considerable administrative, legal and tax responsibilities. If you find yourself in this situation don't worry, we are here to help.

We can help you by providing free initial advice and guidance on these responsibilities

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