People are often confused about the difference between executors and attorneys, so we’ve set out a simple explanation of each below. While both involve dealing with someone’s affairs, their roles only become effective at different times and through very different legal processes.Put simply, one deals with life while the other deals with death. If you want to choose the same person to be your attorney and executor, you can but you will need two different documents to arrange this. The other thing to mention is that there’s no underestimating the importance of executors or attorneys.ExecutorsEssentially, the role of an executor is to administer the estate of someone who has passed away. They will have been elected to carry out these tasks by the person who made the will and...
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Our offices are based in Bolton, Chester, Atherton, Farnworth, Horwich, Middleton and Bury. We have a number of specialist accreditations across each practice area and operate to the Law Society’s legal practice quality mark, Lexcel.