my son went bankrupt 4 years ago...can he be the executor of my estate?
- JudithLv 72 months ago
Why not except it wouldn't be too bright of you to want him to be. He's not reliable and can't be trusted. Appoint a dependable child or someone unrelated to you to insure that the estate is handled appropriately. If you want to leave assets to anyone other than your son and want to insure that they get what is coming to them, don't appoint your son who has proven that he can't manage money and the temptation to help himself to all your assets would probably be too great for him.
- SlickterpLv 72 months ago
Yes, the two things are not at all related. The question is do you WANT him to be if he's that bad with money?
- MorningfoxLv 72 months ago
Many states have restrictions on who can be executor. For example, they must be at least 18 years old, mentally and physically competent, with no felony convictions. An out-of-state executor must be closely related (decedent of your parent, or a spouse of a decedent).
If your son has come out of his bankruptcy (discharged), then he should be able to be appointed as your executor. If he has NOT been discharged yet, then he is open to challenge, and the probate judge will *probably* not give him the job.
- Pearl LLv 72 months ago
i would ask a lawyer about it
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- Anonymous2 months ago
Yes, he CAN. Is that wise? Only you know.
- Badge 203Lv 52 months ago
NO law preventing that. Your choice
- Little PrincessLv 72 months ago
If you trust him.
- NosehairLv 72 months ago
It's your estate, you can have whoever you want as the executor, regardless of their background.