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Power reserved.....no trust!

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greengreenredgreengreenred Forumite
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Dear all. My late Mother’s son has asked me to stand back as an executor. I do not trust him in anyway. Should go for ‘power reserved’ or have a Solicetor deal with the estate? 

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  • Keep_pedallingKeep_pedalling Forumite
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    Tell him you are not prepared to do that, you do it together, he steps down or as a last resort you appoint a solicitor. 
  • JGB1955JGB1955 Forumite
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    If you don't trust him I think you should insist on continuing as joint executor.  If you reserve your power it may be too late to act if you later suspect he is 'up to something'. 
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  • xylophonexylophone Forumite
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     I do not trust him in anyway. 

    Then why on earth would you even consider standing down?

    You tell him that the choice is apply jointly or  appoint a solicitor, costs to come from the estate.

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