What is the difference between an estate executor and a trustee?

An executor distributes assets under the probate court's supervision, while a trustee may manage an estate for many years and even for life.

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Brette Sember, J.D.

by Brette Sember, J.D.

Brette is a former attorney and has been a writer and editor for more than 25 years. She is the author of more than 4...

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Updated on: April 23, 2024 · 3 min read


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