The breakdown of a relationship, whether marital, de facto or same sex, is a very tough event. It can be very hard to concentrate on what you should do, especially early on when emotions are raw and tempers can sometimes be frayed.
Like any challenging time in life, it helps to focus on the positives and to develop an action plan. Some people can be aided by lists of things they should do.
It is easily the most talked about but least properly understood area of law, yet everyone seems to have an opinion about it, mostly built on urban myth and mistruths rather than actual experience and knowledge. At Di Rosa Lawyers, we are all about educating our clients, as well as solving their problems.
An executor of a will is the legal personal representative of a person when that person dies. The executor, in a legal sense, “stands in the shoes” of the deceased and must make decisions in relation to their assets and liabilities.
The role is very important and can be onerous and time consuming.
You should therefore choose very wisely when you make the ultimate decision: who is to take care of my affairs when I’m gone?