Can you Benefit from a Will if you are an Executor?


An Executor, in their professional capacity may not benefit from a Will, other than through the professional fees as governed by the industry. However, if the Executor has been specified in the Will as a Beneficiary, then the Executor will inherit their share of the Estate 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.