Can you be executor of someone’s Will if you have a felony record?

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Can you be executor of someone’s Will if you have a felony record?

Asked on November 18, 2012 under Estate Planning, Maryland

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Catherine Blackburn / Blackburn Law Firm

Answered 9 years ago | Contributor

In Florida, a person convicted of a felony cannot serve as an exector.  Other states may allow it, but the executor frequently must obtain a bond and bonding companies rarely cover people with a felony record.


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