Executor May Collect Fee if Will Authorizes Payment

Dear Mr. Premack: In a previous article you stated that the executor could not legally charge a fee for “receiving funds…which were on hand or were held…in a financial institution or a brokerage firm.” Does that mean if there are 5000 shares of stock at a brokerage firm that the executor could not collect a…

Who can be my executor?

Dear Mr. Premack: My husband and I are in our seventies and in poor health. We have no children. We will leave our estate to an out-of-state distant relative and to an out-of-state charity. Neither of them would be in a position to come to Texas and be executor. How do we decide on an…