- Act as trustee, including continuing the administration and management of assets.
Important: An executors duties do not necessarily end once the final distribution has been made. The executor may have to continue in the role of trustee in circumstances such as:
- When assets are held for children under the age of 18
- When income from an estate is payable to beneficiaries during their lifetime.
- When there is a perpetual charitable trust.
The above list is not exhaustive and indicative only. Tasks may vary depending on the nature of the assets