What Does Successor Mean In Estate Planning?

What Does Successor Mean In Estate Planning?

Someone who follows. These people are named to serve in a position; executor/personal administrator, power of attorney, trustee etc. as a back-up if the first person named is unable or unwilling to serve. 

Example Of Successor In Regards To Estate Planning

My mom named by dad as the Personal Representative of her estate but he dies years ago so I am serving as the named successor.

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