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09 October 2011

What Part Can Heirs Play?

Remember that heirs to an estate are typically prevented from performing certain roles in the settlement of an estate. Heirs usually are not allowed to appraise an estate or to witness the will of a person from whom they are   inheriting. Relatives can witness a will or appraise an estate, they just cannot be heirs. And remember that relatives of a deceased person may not necessarily be their heirs.


  1. They can expedite the settlement by answering any letters or requests by the lawyer and/or executor in a timely manner.

  2. Good information to know. Thanks