This clear and straight forward book provides guidance for people who have no legal knowledge but who are interested in, or contemplate becoming a trustee or an executor. It is also aimed at people who are already acting as a trustee or executor but are unsure of their duties.
Table of contents
Part One: Trustees
Introduction to trusts and trustees
Appointment, retirement and removal of trustees
Powers of trustees
Rights of trustees and beneficiaries
Liabilities of trustees
Relief of trustees
Part Two: Executors
Introduction to executorship
Duties of executors and administrators
The powers, rights and liabilities of executors and administrators
Administration on intestacy
The book also includes a comprehensive glossary, specifically for those without legal knowledge.