Legal Question in Wills and Trusts in Ohio

Does an excutor of a will have full power of attorney?

Asked on 6/21/13, 9:58 am

1 Answer from Attorneys

Thomas Sacerich Thomas J. Sacerich, Attorney at Law

Once a person dies the power of attorney is no longer effective. An executor does have full power to handle the probate assets but only after the probate court appoints him/her the executor.

Until someone is appointed executor or administrator no one has authority to do anything.

T. Sacerich. 440-974-8081

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Answered on 6/21/13, 6:58 pm

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