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Can a copy of the will be given to the executors?

Yes . Executer must be a trusted person.Executor is the legal representative for all purposes of a deceased person (testator) and all the property of a testator vests in him. Therefore, the most important interested party who must receive a copy of the Will is the person or entity named to serve as the Testator's Personal Representative, also called the Executor or Executrix.

As the Personal Representative is solely responsible for settling the Testator's estate, therefore that person needs to review the Will to understand who the beneficiaries are and any special restrictions or instructions about their shares of the estate. It will also need to be determined all of the powers that the Personal Representative will have in settling the estate and what type of compensation that person is entitled to receive in carrying out all of the fiduciary responsibilities involved in settling the estate.

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