When a person dies and leaves their estate behind, there is a need to establish who inherits what part of an estate. When chosen as an executor, you should obtain a grant of representation that shows you are the right individual to manage the estate until it gets to the beneficiaries.
Any individual has the freedom to decline the offer to become an executor. When this happens, a backup executor is selected through the probate judge.
We look at some of the tips that can assist you to remain on track during the proceedings.