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More Information for Executors and Estate Administrators

Information for executors and useful links

There is a huge amount of information available to executors – a good starting point is the Government Probate Service website.

To find a detailed explanation of the Trustee Act 2000 visit the Government Legislation Website Trustee Act 2000.

Other Online Information for Executors and Estate Administrators offers executors and anyone else dealing with the affairs of a deceased estate a comprehensive and practical guide.

The Executor is responsible for ensuring that any estate property is managed correctly -it is the duty of an Executor to secure, insure and maintain the property and there is also a legal obligation to demonstrate that the best possible outcome has been achieved to satisfy all beneficiaries. Property is likely to be the most valuable asset within an estate but if it remains unoccupied during the management of an estate it will require specialist insurance. There are a number of insurers who offer insurance for unoccupied property before taking out a policy we advise checking the rating and reviews for individual insurers.

Advice on Planning Your Affairs is a multi-award winning site which provides unbiased advice on planning the end of your own life as well as coping with the emotional and practical side of loosing someone close to you. They offer a wide range of digital services, with everything from a cost comparison of funeral companies to a digital safe deposit box, where you can outline your plans and wishes for the end of your life.