August 4, 2020—When updating your estate planning documents, one of the most important considerations is who you will name as the executor of your estate. What are the key factors you should consider when selecting and executor for your estate? In part one of this two-part podcast, National Director of Trust and Estate Settlement Services Jonathan Fitzgerald discusses the factors to consider when making this important decision, and how the wrong selection can lead to undue stress on your family during a difficult time, costly litigation, family infighting, or all of the above.
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