An Executor ensures your wealth is protected
and distributed properly
As part of your Will, you need to appoint an executor to manage and distribute your estate in accordance with your wishes, after your death. It is a role that comes with many responsibilities, as outlined in the summary below.
Appointing an executor
Have you considered who should be your executor? Often a friend or relative is appointed without really understanding the responsibilities of the role. Acting as an executor can impose a significant burden during a time of grief and can be a complex, lengthy and emotionally draining role to fulfil.
A prudent option is to appoint a trustee company that can expertly and impartially coordinate all legal, administrative, investment and taxation requirements to ensure your estate is administered correctly.
a TRUSTED EXECUTOR FOR 130 YEARS
Since 1888, Equity Trustees has managed the complexities of administering an estate with professionalism and respect for all parties, ensuring the wishes of the deceased are met and that family members and beneficiaries are not burdened.
As a trustee company, we can be appointed as executor or co-executor of your estate through your Will. We may also be appointed to administer a deceased estate by an executor who does not wish to take up the appointment, or by the next of kin if there is no valid Will.