Woodbridge Probate Law
Serving Manassas, Prince William County, Fairfax, Stafford, Spotsylvania, and Loudoun Counties in Virginia
What is the role of the executor?
In any discussion of probate law or probating a will it is important to understand the role of the executor and/or executrix. The appointed administrator is charged with fitting together all the pieces of the jigsaw puzzle that come into play when the possessions and property of the deceased need to be distributed.
The executor/executrix of the decedent’s will or the appointed administrator, is responsible for the following actions:
- Taking a complete inventory of all assets subject to probate and getting them appraised
- Paying all outstanding bills and taxes
- Paying funeral and burial costs
- Managing the appraisal process and paying all legal and professional service expenses
- Overseeing the transfer of property as stipulated by the will or by the laws of intestate succession when no will exists
As skilled Prince William County probate lawyers, the attorneys at Quinto & Wilks, P.C. know the Virginia probate laws and understand how to make these tasks go as smoothly as possible. They also know how to ensure that you receive everything to which you are entitled.
Click on the links below to find the answers to some common questions regarding wills and probate law in Prince William County:
- What is a will?
- What is a living will or advanced medical directive?
- Who can contest a will?
- What is probate?
- What does probating a will entail?
- What are the common misconceptions regarding wills?
- What are the common misconceptions regarding probate?