executor


executor
The person nominated by a testator to carry out the directions and requests in his will and to dispose of the property according to his testamentary provisions after his decease. One to whom a testator has given his goods, chattels, and personal estate for the purpose of paying all his debts. 21 Am J2d Ex & Ad § 3. It is not to be implied that in order to name an executor by will, the will must dispose of property. There is an abundance of authority for the proposition that an instrument properly executed as a will may be probated as a will if it names or nominates an executor, notwithstanding it does not purport to dispose of any property further than to provide for the payment of debts which the law would require the personal representative to pay if the estate was intestate. Reeves v Duke, 192 Okla 519, 137 P2d 897, 147 ALR 634. See domiciliary executor; foreign executor; independent executor; instituted executor; joint executor; renunciation of executorship; substituted executor; substitutionary executor.

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