You may view estate planning as the act of drawing up a last will. In fact, you have other choices with regard to legal devices that facilitate asset transfers, but this is a topic for another post. If you do use a last will to arrange for the future transfer of your assets, how do you think your wishes as stated on paper will actually come to fruition in real life? Someone must follow these written instructions. This "someone" is the executor of the estate. To provide clarity we should … [Read more...] about What Is an Executor?