Being an executor or personal representative in an estate and a trustee of a trust comes with significant responsibilities and duties.
In the state of Texas, as in many other jurisdictions, the executor has a fiduciary duty to the beneficiaries and to the estate and/or trust. This means that the executor is held to a high standard of care and must act in the best interests of the beneficiaries, while avoiding conflicts of interest.
Here are some of the general fiduciary duties and responsibilities that an executor or trustee generally has in Texas:
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