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Jason Alderman: Should you become executor of an estate?

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One of the most important decisions you’ll make when writing your will is determining who should be named executor of your estate.

Even if you’re just leaving behind household goods and a small savings account, someone – whether appointed by you or the state court – must settle your affairs.


Some people consider it an honor – or duty – to take responsibility for ensuring that their loved one’s final wishes are carried out.

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