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Can you be held liable for the wrongdoings of your co-executor?

executorship Nov 14, 2019

It is an executor's ethical responsibility to act in the best interest of the estate; but what happens when you are paired with a co-executor who is acting irresponsibly? Can you be held liable?

In general, a co-executor can only be held liable for their own actions, inactions, errors, or for assets that they personally dealt with. This rule protects them from liability in situations where they were unaware of their co-executor taking money from estate bank accounts, selling...

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