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Will the attorney who prepares the trust also be the Executor?

1 Answers. Asked on Mar 31st, 2017 on Trusts and Estates - California
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I have no one else to ask to be the Executor of a trust. It will be a simple one, small estate, one paid-for mobile home, a paid-for car, and bank accounts. I need an Exector, and I'm wondering if the attorney who prepares the trust can take this role.
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Answered on Apr 11th, 2017 at 2:31 PM

Usually, a family member or heir to your estate would be the exector.  However, it is possible for anyone, including your attorney, to be the executor of your estate.

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