The terms “Executor” and “Personal Representative” are often used interchangeably. Essentially they serve the same function. The difference is how they are appointed. An Executor is appointed in a Last Will and Testament whereas a Personal Representative is appointed by the court when a decedent died intestate, or without leaving behind a Will.
Topics covered in this report include:
- Your Last Will and Testament – The Basics
- The Probate Process – An Overview
- Executor or Personal Representative?
- The Duties and Responsibilities of an Executor