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E164 Can I Be Your Executor in Another State (Outside New York)?

E164 Can I Be Your Executor in Another State (Outside New York)


Yes, I can and have served as executor for clients outside of New York. You just need to be aware of the pros and cons.

Pros:

  1. General legal and tax knowledge
  2. Independence
  3. General understanding of process

Cons:

  1. No local knowledge
  2. No boots on the ground
  3. More expensive

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3 Commons Mistakes When Choosing the Executor

E152 3 Common Mistakes When Choosing the Executor


Your executor is NOT your best man, maid of honor, best friend, or favorite child.

We’ll discuss:

  1. Making sure your Executor qualifies
  2. It’s not about “favorites”
  3. Not a “job” to hand out as charity

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E86 How To Choose The Right Trustee For Your Family Trust 956x538

E86 How To Choose The Right Trustee For Your Family Trust


Family trusts can give lots of benefits and protections. But only with the right trustee running things.

How to Choose the Right Executor for Your Will 956x538 blog

How to Choose the Right Executor for Your Will [Podcast]

(1) Trust is Key, (2) Take Age Into Consideration, (3) Put One Person in Charge of the Will, (4) Learn the Residency Rules Where You Live, and (5) Know When a Trust Makes Sense

How to Choose the Right Trustee for Your Estate 956x538 blog

How to Choose the Right Trustee for Your Estate [Podcast]

(1) Should my trustee be my spouse or child? (2) Should my trustee be my attorney, accountant or other trusted adviser? (3) Should my trustee be a bank or trust company? (4) Would having more than one trustee be my best option instead?