Can an Executor of a Will be a Beneficiary?

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Yes, the Executor of a Will may be specified in a Will as a Beneficiary. This individual will then be entitled to the Executor’s fees as is industry standard as well as their inheritance as specified in the Will.

*For the purposes of answering this question the term Beneficiary(ies) refers to Heir(s) and Legatee(s) as well as the Beneficiary(ies) of a Trust.

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