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June 2016

Duties of a Personal Representative of an Estate in Pennsylvania

By: Elizabeth Z. Milne, Esquire

Has a member of your family or a close friend recently passed away? Were you named as an executor under their Will? Or did they pass away without a Will and need someone to finalize their estate? Being named as an Executor under a decedent’s Will or appointed as an Administrator of a decedent’s estate under the intestacy laws of Pennsylvania can be a complex, lengthy, and challenging role that many people are unaware of when they agree to represent a decedent’s estate in this capacity.