While a person might be flattered that he or she has been appointed executor of someone’s estate, accepting the role necessitates some hard thinking. An estate executor is likely to find the job to be lengthy and exhausting. Generally, it is the estate executor’s job to protect a deceased person’s property until all debts and taxes have been paid, after which the remaining funds and property must be transferred to the people entitled to them. Among the many tasks required to be performed are: filing the will with the probate court, preparing and filing the many forms needed to begin a probate action, working with banks and other financial institutions, selling real estate, taking inventory of everything in the estate, and figuring out all liabilities.  A complete list of the duties are too numerous to name in this article. Most executors need help from a lawyer. To schedule a free legal consultation, please call the Pruitt Law Offices S.C. at 262-633-8301 or at pruittlawoffices.com. Our office is located at 731 Main Street in Racine. We are your partners for professional service.